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Back to School and On Our Knees

  Daily Truth:  “If God is for us, who can be against us?”  Romans 8:31 School buses in the neighborhood means that school is back in full swing.  Morning alarms are set for the new schedule.  New books to study, new friends to meet, new teachers to greet, and children with a variety of emotions. Some children look forward to the routine, meeting new friends,
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Never Forget, Remember the Past

Daily Truth:  “All the ends of the world shall remember and turn to the LORD, and all the families of the nations shall worship You.”  Psalm 22:27 Today we remember and think about those who lost their lives and their families in the events of 9/11.  We all know where we were and what we were doing when we first heard the news.  It
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Praying Obedience for Our Children

Daily Truth:  “Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.”  Ephesians 6:1     Praying obedience. Wow!  That is a huge undertaking.  I think obedience is the behavior we struggle with the most as parents. We want our children to be able to obey immediately and sweetly. However, sometimes our pride gets in the way. Let’s be honest we all love
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A Simplified Life Brings Rest to the Soul

Daily Truth:   “Thus says, the LORD:   ‘Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where the good way is, And walk in it; Then you will find rest for your souls.’” Jeremiah 6:16 How many times have you been traveling and look on a map or use an app to see when the next “Rest Area” is located?
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Pumpkins: Decorating Fun

“God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy.”  I Timothy 6:17   Pumpkins.  They are another one of my “favorites” of the season. For some, the start of fall begins when Starbucks starts selling their PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte).  I mean, it’s all over Facebook! For me, I LOVE the Pumpkin flavored coffee from Fresh Market.  Drinking it black is the way to
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Fear Not: Turning Fear into Faith

Daily Truth: “Fear not, for I am with you.”  Isaiah 41:10 Fear can be a paralyzing emotion.  Different things or events cause people fear to fear different things. My boys fear storms at night. So, the lights stay on. My middle daughter feared sleeping in her room at night because the dark blue walls made her think monsters were in the room.  (Her walls
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Summer and Kids: The Season Begins, What are Your Plans?

Genesis 1:14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons and for days, and years:   For most of us summer begins on Memorial Day.  The school year is either completed or almost finished by the end of May.  But, the first day
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Father’s Day: Giving Honor to a Great Dad

Daily Truth: “Honor your father…which is the first commandment with promise.”  Ephesians 6:2   Honor your father is such a passe’ phrase in this day. How are most father’s portrayed? Well, let me give you an idea…lazy, sitting in front of the TV, remote in one hand,              demanding, self absorbed, and ignorant of all that goes on around them.  Basically, a space filler. However,
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Liberty and Flag Day, What’s it all About?

Daily Truth:  Jesus said, “The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, Because He has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; He sent me to heal the broken hearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives And recovery of sight the blind, To set at liberty to those who are oppressed.” Luke 4:18   Flag Day is about celebrating liberty and remembrance.  
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Still Enjoying the Joys of My Heart

Daily Truth: “God keeps him busy with the joy of his heart.”  Ecclesiastes 5:20b So, my joys made their “Summer-To-Do” list and I thought I would share it with you.   1.  Holiday World 2.  The beach 3.  Riley Park 4.  Holiday Park 5.  The Smithsonian (In progress) 6. Washington D.C. (In progress) 7.  Children’s Museum 8.  Swim 9.  Zoo 10.  Splash Park 11. Friends over
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