Key Life Building Stones

This morning, I was thinking about something I don’t often. Foundations. I suppose engineers think a lot more about them. Apparently, the right foundation is everything. From your home to your fence to your raised flower beds, your career, your relationships, your health, your inner heart. Actually, your entire life structure needs a solid foundation. Read More …


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At Your Edge

Do you know how it feels to be at your edge? Perhaps you have been living there for a long time. It’s scary to live at the edge of what you can manage, what you can cope with. Scripture gives advice, but – at first read, it feels a little unrealistic. When you read the progressive list from Rom. 5:3-5 (check it out), you instinctively know you can’t do that stuff in your own strength. It’s not normal.

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Circumstances Don’t Dictate Character 

You are who you are, and if you are synced with God, you are what God wants you to be. It may be different than what you had wanted. You may have had a completely different picture in your mind. But if you are synced with God, you have character.

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God Is Interested In You

What you think or believe about God matters. Keep in mind, however, that what you think is a very small piece of the great big picture. You are not able to see the whole thing, let alone process it and make judgments about it. So, it is also true that you do not always operate with a complete perspective of reality. With these limitations, how can you fully live your life in God’s love and blessing?

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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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The Magical Ingredient You Absolutely Need to Live Well

There is a magical ingredient that changes everything when you throw it into the mix of your life. It makes the dough rise, fills out the flavor, defines the recipe of a day. It raises options in issues, kneads out a problem, sweetens the sorrow, and serves up mercy.

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SQUEEZE A LEMON – GET SOMETHING SWEET! – 7 THINGS YOUR HEART WAS CREATED TO DO (PART 3: DIFF BTWN SWEET & SOUR)

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How can you take the sour load life dumps on you and squeeze out a glass of something sweet? Your heart was created by a Designer to do 7 very specific things as you live your life in “Lemon Land.” Every one of these 7 things flows out of a very specific character quality: FAITH!

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