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THANKFUL THURSDAY: 10 Psalms

Hello, HOPE-lovers and welcome to Thankful Thursday! Today, I wanted to start a series that is simply a topical study out of the Scriptures about thankfulness. For a couple of weeks, we’ll be in the Psalms.  From there, we will then move through the rest of the Bible to further discover and develop the practice of being thankful. If you take …

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THANKFUL THURSDAY: 4 Ways To Take the Harm Out of Disharmony

And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. ~ Colossians 3:17 Hello, Hipsters and welcome to Thankful Thursday! Preface: I had to cancel service with a major internet provider earlier this year.  One of the main reasons was due to the horrible customer …

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Thankful Thursday: How To Be Handle Our Hurt

Hello, HOPE-lovers and welcome to Thankful Thursday! For as he thinks in his heart, so is he…~ Proverbs 23:7a Preface:  I love reading.  It’s a large reason why I love to write — I can’t keep all the good stuff I receive to myself!  Lately, I’ve been reading a book called, “Crash the Chatterbox” by pastor Steven Furtick.  In it, …

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Why Did I Say That?! (My car is so vain!)

Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up. ~ George Saunders Two things in life constantly remind me of God’s humor: flatulence and irony.  And let’s face it, both can stink sometimes! Last week, I used my new car as an example of how pleased we are when things work (see “Your So Vain” post).  The benefits of enduring …

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You’re So Vain (You Probably Think This Blog Is About You!)

I recently had a car break down.  Every summer my vehicle feels the need to declare it’s hatred for me.  I’ll just be plugging along the highway with a bazillion cars behind me then, WHAMO!, all of a sudden I’m blocking rush hour traffic.  But at least I can cook eggs on the road while waiting for a tow in …