Monthly Archives: April 2015

How to: Deal with Difficult People (part 1)

What makes a “difficult person” difficult? It could be that they do something that is thoughtless, or selfish, and the effect of that action on you is “difficult”. It could be that they pull out in front of you, don’t … Continue reading

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How to: Grow Patience

If you’ve ever planted anything you know that the seeds or plants need several things to survive: the right amount of energy (sun), sustenance (water), climate, and time. Growing patience requires the same components. Patience develops when our belief in God … Continue reading

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How to: Handle the trials that come into our lives (part 2)

God tells us not to fear even if the world is falling apart. Whether the world is literally falling apart or if the circumstance we face makes it seem that way, God’s is our refuge and strength and we will … Continue reading

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How to: Handle the trials that come into our lives (part 1)

We acknowledge that God is in control; that He is working, even now, for our good; and that His plans for us are good. God allows trials to come into our lives. What does the Bible tell us about how … Continue reading

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Cast down your burdens, and rest…

Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved. Psalm 55:22 We were not created to be stressed out, sleep deprived, short tempered zombies simply going through the motions of life. But … Continue reading

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God works now

Do not fret because of those who are evil, or be envious of those who do wrong; for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. Trust in the Lord an do good; … Continue reading

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God turns “what if” into “so what”: the 23rd Psalm

The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want. (Psalm 23:1) Many of our “what if”s are really fueled by wants. If you remove the fuel, the “want”, the “what if” loses its punch. Without the “what if” you leave the … Continue reading

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