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even if life turns upside-down

Even if life turns upside-down

None of us have the power to change much of anything in our lives, not without help. When we get to these points in life (and all of us do), we have to hold on to something.

Donut Girl check your attitude

Check that attitude, Donut Girl

I bought donuts on Sunday morning, and the Donut Girl reminded me how important my attitude is when I’m representing someone else.

Even Jesus needed a vacation

Jesus took intentional steps to rest. He made it a priority because He was human too, just like us. So if Jesus was intentional about rest, why aren’t we?

Faith and common sense work together

Everyone has faith in something, and it doesn’t have to be religious. But faith doesn’t require you to turn your brain off.

Truth hurts enough without our help

I never wore expensive clothes when I worked at the library at Wichita State University. It wasn’t that we were unprofessional. I always looked nice. But we worked with ink daily, and no matter how hard you tried, you always ended up covered in it. So there was no point to spend money on expensive […]

God keeps track so I don’t have to

Everyone has people in their lives who are hurtful. But God isn’t blind. He isn’t ignoring you. And He isn’t ignoring them either.

It’s just the way I am

Understanding your personality is a vital step in learning who God made you and what you can do for Him. But if you turn your personality into an excuse or use it to avoid obeying God, you’re asking for trouble….You’re unique and individual, and God made you that way because He has a plan for you. But that doesn’t mean you can’t rise above your personality and its limitations.

Do you trust God or not?

Do you trust God or not? If you say you do, shouldn’t you be living like it?

When you only want half of Jesus

Imagine you walk into the grocery store and fill your shopping cart with essentials. Not the name brand products either. Just what you need to get by. Then, when you go to pay for your cart of groceries, you present the sales clerk with half a credit card. Do you think you’ll get to go […]

Don’t give power to powerless things

Removing idols from your life is difficult, painful work. Not only does it hurt you, but it hurts the people around you.

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