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7 Ways to Make This Year Great

7 Ways to Make This Year Great

Some folks measure time by years--January 1 to December 31. Some folks keep track of it by birthdays. Some by how long it is until they can finally draw retirement benefits and kiss work goodbye forever, or how many weeks or years stand between them and getting...

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Here’s What Stands in the Way of Your Prayers

Here’s What Stands in the Way of Your Prayers

Abraham Lincoln, the American president who faced tremendous personal struggles in his life, once said, "I have been driven to my knees many times by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go." And it often takes just that—the overwhelming conviction...

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Don’t Leave the Baby in the Manger

Don’t Leave the Baby in the Manger

Everybody loves babies, right? Commuters in crowded airports, shoppers on a street corner, even hard-nosed businessmen who seldom crack a smile, always manage to pause and notice a baby. Babies are unaffected, sincere, unassuming, and pure. They are the stuff that...

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The 10 Wonders of Christmas

The 10 Wonders of Christmas

Over 365 names and inscriptions are found in the Bible referring to Jesus Christ, but none is more lovely than the one found in Isaiah where the prophet said, "His name shall be called WONDERFUL" (Isaiah 9:6, KJV).  As a light that sparkles on a tree, the wonder of...

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The 3 Barriers to Knowing the Heart of God

The 3 Barriers to Knowing the Heart of God

A friend was eulogizing a man who had suddenly passed away, saying, "He had such a good heart!"  To really know the heart of a person means going beyond the veneer of respectability and getting to know a person from the inside out. Occasionally we talk of intimacy...

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When Things Go Wrong

When Things Go Wrong

Have you ever faced a situation when you wanted to do something, and as you prayed about what you had in mind the feelings intensified?  “Yes,” you thought, “this is what God wants me to do as well,” so you poured yourself into it. You planned and worked hard but it...

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5 Ways to Respond to Criticism

5 Ways to Respond to Criticism

How do you respond to criticism? Some are extremely sensitive to the slightest bit of criticism and they respond very negatively to it; others couldn't care less what people say of them. Some world leaders are keenly aware of the press, and when the news media...

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Seven Guidelines for Financial Survival

Seven Guidelines for Financial Survival

Few of us lie awake at nights worrying about a major world economic collapse any more than we lie awake worrying about our planet getting wiped out by an asteroid from outer space. But thinking about our own families and what may happen if mom or dad doesn't get a...

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Do You Abuse Others With Your Emotions?

Do You Abuse Others With Your Emotions?

Tears or temper? It probably depends on your sex. Women tend to cry; men tend to lose their temper. It's one of the basic differences between the sexes, but in both cases, it is a manifestation of emotions that are deeply rooted within you. Both tears and temper have...

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Here’s a Story of Real Faith You’ve Missed

Here’s a Story of Real Faith You’ve Missed

If you are good at riddles, see if you can unravel this one.  At one time I was undisputedly one of the four most beautiful women in the world.  I was the mother of three sons, the wife of one of the most assailed yet important men in the world.  History has ignored...

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