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Keeping Perspective Quotes

“Perspective can only be gained by walking through things and beyond, then turning and looking back. Expecting perspective the first time you experience something is a little like expecting to successfully ride a bike the first time you try.“

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Quote ~ On Prayer, by Frederick W. Robertson

“That prayer which does not succeed in moderating our wish, in changing the passionate desire into still submission, the anxious, tumultuous expectation into silent surrender, is no true prayer, and proves that we have not the spirit of true prayer. … Continue reading

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Praying to the End

How many of the world’s prayers have gone unanswered because those who prayed did not endure to the end? They thought it was too late, that they must act for themselves, that God was not going to guide them. “He … Continue reading

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Spiritual Partnerships vs Friendships?

This is the first in a series of articles on Spiritual Partnerships. Do you look up to, or down on your friends? If you find that you usually find friends to look down on, you are probably a ‘fixer’ and … Continue reading

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The Cross Precedes the Crown

We have Eternal Life through Christ, yet we cannot truly have Christ (His Character, His Mindset, His Way) without taking up His Cross. Find it not strange, therefore, when you find that life is hard, and that you cannot find … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Seasons of Pain

“Surely the arm of the LORD is not too short to save, nor his ear too dull to hear.” Isaiah 59:1 It is a wonder of mine that may never be explained, this side of Heaven; but there it is, … Continue reading

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Naptime Notions

 Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Small, warm puffs of air billowed the light-blue gingham-checked curtains in my bedroom, from time to … Continue reading

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You never know who you might meet at the kefir fridge!

Today, I stopped in at our local health food store, to stock up on dairy-free kefir. I was in a hurry and bee-lined it over to the pro-biotics fridge, in the corner by the check-out lines. Getting in and out … Continue reading

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Prayer – for a Someone in Need of Good Medical Test Results

Lord, Jehovah, God of Healing, we come to you today, to lift up a dear one who needs You. You knit each of us together in the womb. You know every cell in our bodies and the whole path of … Continue reading

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Prayer – for Young Victims of Sexual Molestation

Shepherd of our Souls, we come to you today, knowing that all your dear sheep are safely protected in your arms. We come praising You, for your foreknowledge of this situation, and knowing that You are already redeeming this situation … Continue reading

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