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God’s Goodness Abounds

Daily Truth:  “They shall utter the memory of Your great goodness, And shall sing of Your righteousness.”  Psalm 145:7  NKJV How many times have you locked keys in your car, forget a dear friend’s birthday, or miss an appointment?  We have lives that are fully scheduled. It is nearly impossible to remember everything on our plates if it were not for the alarms and
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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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Light Means More than Spring Has Sprung

Daily Truth:  “And God saw the light, that is was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.”  Genesis 1:4 Just as we begin to enjoy the earlier sunrise of late winter-SMACK-Daylight Saving Time is upon us. Why do we enjoy beginning our day in the light rather than the dark?  For me it is the singing of the birds, the beauty of
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A Loving Valentine

Daily Truth:  “And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.”  1 Corinthians 13:13 Valentine’s Day is a favorite day for young and old alike.  This day for elementary age children is fun as making or selecting Valentine cards for friends and classmates brings a sense of excitement and a way to show how much you care about
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Sing, It Does a Heart Good

Daily Truth:  “They shall utter the memory of Your great goodness, And shall sing of Your righteousness.”  Psalm 145:7  NKJV Why is the musical The Sound of Music so popular?  It is a wonderful, true story about the singing Von Trapp family.  One of the most memorable lyrics in the score is, “the hills are alive, with the sound of music.”  The hills (God’s creation)
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Can You Hear Me Now?

Daily Truth:   “If anyone has an ear, let him hear.”  Revelation 13:9 NKJV How many times have you lost a connection on your cell phone?  It is frustrating to say the least. It is also frustrating when you speak to your children and they do not answer. Listening is a skill that needs to be taught.  In this world of changing technology and fast
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Can New Butterflies Soar?

Daily Truth:   “I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.”  Ezekiel 36:26 We usually think of eagles soaring not butterflies.  Today think of the butterfly in a new way.  Think of it as a new creature, just as we become a new
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Hope for the Future

Daily Truth:   “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”  Jeremiah 29:11 The news heard on the radio, TV, computer, or phone of violence and heartbreak can be overwhelming at times.  How about you?  Do you feel the same way?  Is there any
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I am Bored…Where is Contentment?

Daily Truth   “Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content…” Philippians 4:11 Children at the close of summer sometimes begin to lose their contentment. Well, maybe parents too.  Your family has been swimming, biking, hiking, reading, camping, vacationing, visiting, and now everyone is beginning to look forward to getting into a different routine
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Elohim, Creator of All

Daily Truth:   “In the beginning Elohim created the heaven and the earth.”  Genesis 1:1  from the Names of God Bible   Did you know that there are many Hebrew names for God in the Old Testament? Each Hebrew name of God teaches us about a character quality of God.  Elohim (e-lo-HEEM) is found in the very first verse of the Bible.  Elohim means “Living God,
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