Thinking Above the Fray

The battle to live life above the fray is ultimately won or lost on the power of thought. Thinking well is an important and powerful tool. The way we think about ourselves, our circumstances, and others determines how we will choose to live our lives. In short, if your thoughts stink, your life will probably…

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Life Above the Fray Series

If you were assigned to watch your own life as a third party and take notes, what would your notes reveal? Is there peace, chaos, or some combination of the two? Do the people in your sphere of influence drain you of your energy or energize you? Do you add to the stress of your…

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Prepare for Tomorrow

Tomorrow is unknown while we still reside in today. Since we are early into this new year of ours, we can pray about and have hope about how it will all turn out. At times, we are called to rest. Other times, we are called to prepare. One thing is sure, we can trust God…

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Back to the Beginning

It’s been a few weeks since the new year began, and so far…it’s a wonderful year! We’re back to the beginning. On New Year’s Day, I began the day in my small sunroom with a cup of coffee, the Bible, and piano hymns. I usually listen to more contemporary worship music these days but decided…

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Lord, Have Your Way in Me

January is going to be a month of quiet reflection for me. I have prepared some short posts for January in advance that will arrive each Tuesday. Lord, have Your way in my heart this month. As my journey of surrendering my hopes, dreams, and the outcome of my life to God begins this year, I’m…

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