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Sept 1 - Refuse to Worry

"So above all, constantly chase after the realm of God's kingdom and the righteousness that proceeds from Him. Then all these less important things will be given to you abundantly. Refuse to worry about tomorrow, but deal with each challenge that comes your way, one day at a time. Tomorrow will take care of itself." -Matthew 6:33-34 Jesus pretty much spells this one out for us. Our priorities - no matter how noble, how pure, or how ambitious...our priorities and our personal affairs are LESS IMPORTANT than seeking God. When we learn to seek God first, our needs, desires, and wants begin falling into place.  I'm a dreamer. I set big goals, and then I set bigger goals. I have...

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Dearest Friend

Dearest Friend, I write to you with a spirit of great joy and anticipation. May the Holy Spirit flood your atmosphere with peace and joy. I pray that your heart is compelled to the action of love - that your innermost desire would be to constantly reflect the unconditional, selfless love of Jesus Christ. May your every fear subside in His overwhelming presence. In this moment and throughout eternity, may you hear His voice more clearly than your own.  As you may know, I began a journey in 2017 - not knowing what I was getting myself into. I simply felt God urging me to, "Go." Nothing more, nothing less. He saved me from addiction, alcoholism, and suicide in 2014, and I've...

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The Strength in Weakness

One of the best questions you can ask yourself is, "What are my weaknesses?" Stay with me here... Most influencers and thought leaders in today's culture will tell you to focus on your strengths, to find your gifts, and surround yourself with people who enhance those gifts. Not bad advice...but it also isn't the best advice. Here's why: Your strengths are God-given. Any truly honest person knows that every accomplishment, achievement, and accolade is a gift. While important, your strengths don't invite others to participate in your life. A person who only shows strength builds an invisible wall to those of us who aren't perfect.  Your weakness is your purpose. Your weakness is your true strength. God has no use...

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