The Hasty Tongue

Do you sometimes offend others because you do not engage your brain before shifting your tongue into drive? Have you ever made a commitment to God or man without giving it much consideration and later reneged on it?

Sticky Notes To Do List Everything Overwhelming Tasks

Too Busy To Pray?

Prayer is the oxygen of our spirit; our survival depends upon it. We must always pray and not give up (Luke 18:1). In order to be equipped for an enemy attack, we must do as the psalmist declared, “Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry a ...


The Secret to Financial Intimacy? Communication!

  Whether football, basketball, or any other team sport, it's essential that players on the same team communicate with one another in order to run their plays. The key to winning in any human endeavor is effective communication. If you and your ma ...


Just Show Up!

Remembering brings the emotions of the past into the “now” whether the event was positive or negative.

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Slaying Your Giant

           “You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a boy, and he has been a fighting man from his youth”  (1 Samuel 17:33). King Saul’s words to David reflected his lack of faith and courage as he sized up Goliath t ...

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Thanksgiving Dinner Aftermath!

Thanksgiving dinner is over and while I’d love to think that it went well for all of you, I know that’s not everybody’s reality. Maybe you had to deal with a problematic, cranky, or divisive relative—the kind that leaves you resolving, “NEVER AGAIN!” Or, ...

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A Prayer of Thanksgiving

“I do not have adequate words to express the depth of my gratitude to you for all that you have done in providing for me, protecting me, comforting me, empowering me, and adopting me into your family.”


Winning Over Fear

When we succumb to the “spirit of fear,” it is because we have embraced an erroneous belief about God and His ability or willingness to deliver us from the fear-triggering situation, person, or thing.


4 Ways to Respond to Criticism

Depending on our level of confidence or insecurity, we may interpret any mention of our need to improve as a confirmation or proof of our worst fears—that we are lacking something.