What to Remember When Your Love and Care Aren’t “Enough”

Reading with the Pastor Luke 13  and  Psalm 90 Verses 18-21 grabbed my attention from today’s reading. The Mustard Seed and the Leaven 18 He said therefore, “What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it? 19 It is like a grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his garden, and it grew … More What to Remember When Your Love and Care Aren’t “Enough”

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May His Word Fall into Your Broken Places

Reading with the Pastor Luke 4 and  Psalm 78:34-72 Notice verse 14  “And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and a report about him went out through all the surrounding country.” Observation: There seems to be a connection between the Lord’s 40 days of prayer through His temptation in the wilderness and … More May His Word Fall into Your Broken Places

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Ann’s Words

Filled with a knowledge of Scripture, this one sentence from Ann Voskamp’s blog post today (“What to hold on to when it feels like the world is hurting”) is worth contemplating, as is the whole post she offers the world today. There is faith that stands or falls on the truth that the future with … More Ann’s Words

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“No-one has ever become poor by giving.” Anne Frank

Monday After Thoughts Last week I posted a great quote by Ann Voskamp on giving. This week I have another great quote from the same article in which I found last week’s quote. The article was written by Kristen Welch and was provocatively titled “Dear World: Let’s Stop Giving Our Crap to the Poor.”  I’ve provided … More “No-one has ever become poor by giving.” Anne Frank

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The Art of Joyful Giving: Ann Voskamp Says it Almost Perfectly

Monday is for Discussion  Believers should out love, out give, out patient, out forgive, out die, everyone else in the culture. We should live better, think better, love better and die better than all who don’t know the joy of the gospel. Whether we have much or little, whether we have health or cancer, whether … More The Art of Joyful Giving: Ann Voskamp Says it Almost Perfectly

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“You’ve Changed” : : The Difference Gratitude Makes

Tuesday is for Reflection Rereading Ann Voskamp’s One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are, an entire book exploring the “intentional embrace of a lifestyle of radical gratitude,” (from the backcover). This is a discipline that is not easy, but it is a discipline that transforms life, all of life and Ann … More “You’ve Changed” : : The Difference Gratitude Makes

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Links to Wonder; Links to change Church Culture; Links to Sanity about American Military Developments and much more

Weekend Links Busy week packing, moving, hoping for the sale of our house in Bolingbrook.  But a good week. A week where God drew near, where plans produced fruit, where men and women heard (and glory!), believed in the Gospel and trusted in the Savior.  Have a great weekend celebrating the wonder of our great … More Links to Wonder; Links to change Church Culture; Links to Sanity about American Military Developments and much more

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