When You Just Can’t, He Can

There are days I feel like I just can’t do it. I mean whatever “it” is that day. Showing patience to others, cleaning my house, going to work, making ends meet–I have my limits. I’m not a bottomless well of resources. Maybe you feel this way too sometimes. Maybe it’s exhaustion or the impossibility of…

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You are Closer than You Realize

It’s a myth that once we accept Jesus as savior, life becomes easy. If anything, it can become harder. It can get messy. It means giving up old habits and old thinking. Discomfort is often part of a big change. Sometimes choosing Jesus means those we care about will take a step back. They won’t…

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Fix Your Eyes

Relying too much on what we see with our physical eyes is dangerous. Whether positive or negative, we can’t put our full trust in the eyes we’ve been born with. Things may appear hopeless, but there’s always more to the story. Remembering God is the Architect of our lives helps. He sees the outcome. He…

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Less Really is More

Pursuing a life of less yields richness money can’t buy. “Better one handful with tranquillity    than two handfuls with toil    and chasing after the wind.” (Ecclesiastes 4:6 NIV) September is a difficult month for my family. With four people heading out to three different schools, there’s a lot to juggle. Two parents who are teachers and…

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You Are Somebody!

Some days, life beats us up. We fall short. We mess up. People disappoint us, and we disappoint others. Feelings of inadequacy can creep in and paralyze us. Days like that can make a person feel like a big, fat nobody. At least that’s how it goes for me sometimes. It’s an awful feeling. The…

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