expectations

Grace and peace on your Wednesday Dear Hearts. ❤I’m reading Proverbs 31:10-31 in The Message today. There is some pretty powerful imagery here. I wonder if we all see ourselves blessed and a blessing in this way? This portion of scripture has always given me a sense of inadequacy. Somehow it seems impossible to “measure…

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hamburger heaven

Hamburgers tonight folks–on homemade buns! Wonderful, and so easy: 1 cup warm water1 egg2 Tablespoons butter3 1/4 cups all purpose flour1/4 cup sugar2 teaspoons salt3 teaspoons active dry yeast NOTE: lately I've been loading all the ingredients in my bread machine, setting it to "dough" and skipping to the forming step. Works great. Saves time,…

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never is “never”

Grace and peace on your Tuesday Dear Hearts Today I’ve been thinking about my friends who have been told the precious gift of salvation can be lost or forfeited somehow. I don’t think so! Paul wrote, “So now I live with the confidence that there is nothing in the universe with the power to separate…

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Love is

Grace and peace on this Valentine’s Day Weekend Dear Hearts Today as I think about giving and receiving LOVE a couple of things come to mind: Mother Teresa said, “Spread LOVE everywhere you go, let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” She also said, “If you want to change the world–go home…

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really?

Do you really believe? Do you really believe that God wants you to have an abundant life? (John 10:10) Do you really believe that God rejoices in your prosperity? (Ps. 35:27) Do you really believe that God wants you to have enough to provide for your family? (1 Tim. 5:8) Do you really believe that…

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the way we walk

If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. Galatians 5:25 There is a difference between being born again of the Spirit of God, and actually drawing your life from the Spirit of God. We have made the born again experience such a “once for all” event, that we often overlook…

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praise Him

Grace and peace on this Lord’s Day Dear Hearts The importance of praising God is mentioned hundreds of times in the Bible, both in the Old Testament and the New Testament. Praising God means telling or otherwise expressing how wonderful and great we believe God is and how much we love Him. Today I am…

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your seeds

Your Seed Is Your OpportunityBy Berry Bennett Sowing and reaping is one of the clearest teachings in the Bible. Not only is it a natural law, it is a spiritual law. In fact, the natural law of sowing and reaping is a manifestation of the spiritual law that sustains it. “What is seen was not…

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in the midst of everything

Grace and peace today Dear Hearts These words from 1 Thess. 5:17 in the Passion Translation caught my imagination this morning, “MAKE YOUR LIFE A PRAYER!” The footnotes say, “1 Thessalonians 5 Verses 16–18 identify three areas our lives we must focus on: (1) unbounded joy, (2) praying continually, and (3) giving thanks to God…

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