All He Wants Is You!

Years ago when I was a teenager, I heard a song that touched my heart.  The words of the chorus went like this –

All He wants is you. No one else will do. Not just a part – He wants all of your heart. All He wants is all of you. All He wants is you!“   

And no one sang that song like Frank! Tears ran down his face as he poured out his heart and this song into the listening ears of the teens at summer camp.

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Dare to Take a Leap of Faith!

How do you increase your faith when you realize you don’t seem to have enough? How do you dare to leap from where you are to where you need to be?

Apparently, it is impossible to please God without faith! (Heb. 11:6) In other words, there is no other way you can please God and build a meaningful relationship with Him without faith.

Magical Ingredient blog article presented faith as essential to your life. Honestly, this article needs to be taken one step deeper.

What happens if you don’t think you have any of that magical ingredient – faith? You know . . . when you realize that without faith, you lose in life and you don’t please God? That’s a real bummer. What do you do to increase your faith?

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Depression and Pain: 7 Things That Matter

Depression and Pain are cousins. Sometimes they come visiting . . . and linger too long as your “guests.” More often, they feel like predators. As much as you want them OUT, you feel helpless to make them leave. You cannot shake the depression. Or perhaps it’s the pain, whether physical, emotional, spiritual, mental. So, instead you find yourself asking questions like:

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  • Why is this condition present?
  • Why won’t it leave?
  • What have I mismanaged that this continues?
  • Am I being punished?
  • Why do I have to live with circumstances I would never wish on anyone?

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Comparing Feelings to Computers: 7 Points

Some months back, I posted What Do I Do With My Feelings? and compared feelings to a dog. Check it out. I think it is a good read. Terrible art work, but it might make you smile.

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This time, let’s compare feelings with computers!

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Wear and Tear! 2 Critical Questions That Change Things.

Life is hard. Broken. It wears you down and tears your heart up. By the time you get half way through your life, if not before then, you are stunned at the wear and tear of this world. With your heart broken and your strength well stretched out of shape, you realize, “It’s not going well. Life is not what I hoped it would be. I’m so tired. I am broken into pieces, scattered about, dry, empty.” When you are in this place, what do you do? How do you gather yourself back up and come together again?

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Hoping for a Husband? Praying for a Wife? (Part 2) – BECOMING THAT DESIGNER PARTNER

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Part 1 stated that while you hope, pray, and wait for a good marriage partner, you should also be doing certain things to “be becoming” a quality partner, yourself. The list of doing centered strongly around excellent character qualities. In fact, it’s a list of qualities many are hoping to find in a future spouse. (To refresh, click on Part 1.

So, how do you become mature, hard-working, kind, honest, authentic, gentle, fun, and humble? Wow. That is a really good question. You can’t just go to Wal-Mart and fill your cart with those qualities. And I’m pretty certain you can’t order them on line. So where do they come from? How can a person load up on them? How much do they cost? Read More …


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