Christian Life

The Trouble with Being Blessed

When my life is going well, I can take my relationship with God for granted. I can become complacent about spending time before the Lord, believing that I have everything I need and more. Sometimes being blessed is an excuse to coast in my relationship with Christ.

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The Joy of New Life

My daughter just gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. The joy of new life reverberates throughout our family and friends as they hear about this precious child.

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Seasons change. God remains the same.

Change of Season

In the Winter, things can look bleak. The sun doesn’t shine for days. Many things in nature look dead. The cold weather can keep you inside – isolated from others – longing for a change of season. Then slowly, temperatures begin to rise. The sun peaks its head from behind the blanket of grey in the sky. A change of season is approaching. We hear Christians talk about their “seasons”.

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A Fresh Start

As one year comes to a close and a new one begins, we can have a fresh start in our lives. We can’t change the things that happened in our lives this year, but we can put our poor choices behind us.

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Mend the Fences

So you’ve just had a fuss with a close friend or family member. A conversation that starts as a calm discussion turns into an angry quarrel. What can you do when the disagreement has put a wedge in your relationship? How can you tear down the newly built walls and begin to mend the fences?

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Where are You, God?

In times of prolonged darkness, loneliness, pain and struggle, where is God? When we can’t feel his presence, here are some verses to remind us of His faithfulness.

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Nearly Impossible – Update

This is an update to my original post from 2019, Nearly Impossible. Although my episodes of depression still come, I know that God is faithful even in my darkest times, and that only He can make the “impossible” possible.

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He Delights in You

To be delighted means to be highly pleased, to take great pleasure in, to approve. Did you know God feels this way about us? He tells us so in the Bible.

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