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When You’re Obsessed With Your Imperfections

        Don’t you love it when God uses children to speak to you? I remember a time when I subbed for a girls’ small group at church. Creativity was the topic on this particular Sunday. In the lesson, we were asked to discuss the ways God had designed each of us to be creative. I asked each

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A Powerful Way To Win the War Against Our Negative Thoughts

Negative thoughts don’t wait for my invitation. They lurk in the back of my mind waiting for an opportunity to barge in. All it takes is one look of disapproval or a tiny step in the wrong direction, and they show up as an uninvited guest. Instead of throwing them out I entertain them. Before I realize it, my party

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When you are afraid to step out in faith…

Did I have what it takes? Putting that much work into something only to have it criticized and rejected scared me to death. It seemed safer to keep it a dream than make it a reality. And for a very long time, my dream stayed a dream….

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When God Sends A Beautiful Reminder To Put You Back On Course

Do you compare yourself to others? Do you look at their gifts and talents and wish God had made you more like them? Me too… There was I time when I thought I could conquer the world. But after many failures and lots of disappointment that changed. Fear and doubt crept in and took up residence in my once confident

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