Category Archives: Encouragement

Learning to Live at Age Forty

Instead of losing the sweet joy of youth, I’m learning to love life more at age forty than I did at age twenty. Part of the passion and zest in my life comes from embracing who God made me to … Continue reading

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Whatever Rung of the Ladder You Are On, Climb Up

Whatever rung of the ladder you find yourself on, climb up. Instead of whining and complaining that other people have more connections and more opportunities than you, be grateful for the opportunities God has given you and make the most … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Song of Solomon: Setting Love on Fire

For love is as strong as death; ardent love is as unrelenting as Sheol. Love’s flames are fiery flames—the fiercest of all. Mighty waters cannot extinguish love; rivers cannot sweep it away. If a man were to give all his … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Song of Solomon: Spending Time Together

My love calls to me: Arise my darling. Come away, my beautiful one. For now the winter is past; the rain has ended and gone away. Song of Solomon 2:10-11 In the beginning of a romance, spending time together is … Continue reading

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Divorce and You

Written by Rusty Wright It’s Over Divorce. What thoughts and feelings does that word kindle in you? Are you happily married and feel that divorce is not an option? Maybe the concept scares you. The fear of loss seems overwhelming. … Continue reading

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God Knows

During the early days of the World War II, the poem “God Knows” became a source of inspiration for people all over the world. This poem was given to King George VI of Great Britain by his daughter Elizabeth II to … Continue reading

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You Can’t Avoid the Storms

Storm chasers and tornado chasers enjoy the thrill of observing the beauty and power of nature. However, they can get caught in the deadly weather during their quest for an adventure. After living through Hurricane Charley and feeling the eye … Continue reading

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I’m Quaking in My Boots

Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, … Continue reading

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Forgiving Those Who Seek to Destroy You

Someone spreads rumors about you. Someone pounces on you and tries to destroy your reputation. Someone twists the words you have said or the words others have said about you. It’s tempting to seek revenge. It’s tempting to imagine all … Continue reading

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Dining with the Lord by Roberto Roche

Dinning with The Lord by Roberto Roche This text was originally written in Spanish before being translated into English. I have wandered over the streets at nights looking for somebody to talk to. Some nights have been dark and a drizzle … Continue reading

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