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Prayer & Angels

Prayer & Angels

“For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.” 1 Peter 3:12 Stuff happens when we pray!  If we could draw back the spiritual veil, our jaws would drop to see God commissioning His angels to action for us! “Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?”...

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In My Distress

In My Distress

“In my distress I called to the LORD, and he answered me. From deep in the realm of the dead I called for help, and you listened to my cry.” Jonah 2:2 Jesus Whispers: Your troubles are safe in My ears.  I don’t always answer the way you expect, but I answer.  When people hurt you, don’t carry the burden of judge and jury.  That’s my job.  I’m the only who sees the heart.  Pray...

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Relax When People Are Dying?

Relax When People Are Dying?

“The perseverance of the saints consists in ever new beginnings.”  ~ Alexander Whyte Staring like a morning zombie at the last bucket-sized mound of Minnesota snow in our backyard, I collapse on our family swing and enjoy the budding trees and chorusing birds.  Ah, yes…  Finally the semblance of spring! Why can’t every day be a bird-chirping, sit-in-the sun kind of day?  Who invented stress...

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Overly Eager for Heaven?

Overly Eager for Heaven?

“Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.  Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.  For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.”  Colossians 3:1-3 “Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be?  You ought to live holy and godly lives as...

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De-stressing

De-stressing

If anyone had reason to worry or panic it was holocaust survivor, Corrie ten Boom; but she held her peace because she needed it to face her impossible challenges. So do we. Life is hard, time is short, people need us.  We need peace. Worry’s tough to kick because it clings under the pretense that it’s actually doing something (other than leaching our strength.) People spend big bucks on stress...

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