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Encouragement and inspiration for tough times.

Are you Willing to Wait? Know why it is worth it.

Are you Willing to Wait? Know why it is worth it.

Waiting is so much a part of our life. We wait for the coffee to brew. We wait at the stop light. There are big things we wait for like finding a spouse or having a child. We wait for the salvation of a loved one. Are you willing to wait? David was willing to wait and do it God’s way even though the waiting was hard. David was anointed king in I Samuel 16. David had a promise of…

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Worship in the Waiting

Worship in the Waiting

Waiting for the light to change to green. Waiting in the queue to pay for my groceries. Waiting for school to end. Waiting for the kids to go to bed.  Waiting for the coffee to brew. Waiting for prayers to be answered. Waiting for the bus to come. Waiting for a visa. Waiting for the water to boil for a cup of tea. Waiting for direction and guidance for the next steps. A lot of our time is spent waiting….

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Know the Peace of Provision, Protection and Promise

Know the Peace of Provision, Protection and Promise

One thing that I enjoy doing in spring is walking through the fields and seeing the lambs. I enjoy standing and watching them wobble about as they are learning to walk. I stand and listen to the mama sheep baaing and calling their lamb. I watch as the lambs look to find their mama. The Fruit of the Spirit for this month is peace. Standing there looking at the green fields I see and feel peace. David knew a lot…

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A Life of Inspiration

A Life of Inspiration

My great Aunt Dora was the eldest of my grandfather’s siblings. She was born in 1910. In 1936 Aunt Dora worked at  Spanish Mission in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida. She spent 8 years ministering there and during that time learned Spanish. When she was 34 and 11 months, she entered nursing school just squeezing in as students had to be between the ages of 18 and 35. I was impressed recently when I learned that she was awarded the Linda…

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