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What Does the Bible Say About Eating?

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One of our pastors recently preached on the topic of food. The Bible has lots to say about it. Can you believe it? What to eat. What not to eat. Feasting and fasting. Let me confess up front: I’m a reformed food-a-holic. I come from a long line of southern-cooking, buffet-going, stuff-your-face kinda folks. When my dad had a heart …

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How To Prioritize My Time & Tasks

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Prepare yourself. I’m gonna get real with you–I mean, REALLY real…  After fifteen years of fibromyalgia, eight years of almost daily migraines…I should be more comfortable with admitting I need help. But…aagghh! I still hate it! I should be able to cook supper every night. I should be able to get groceries, run errands, and do the laundry–in a single day. I …

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Who Is Jesus To You?

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John’s POV I’ve been reading in John’s Gospel for my quiet time. It’s been three weeks, and I’m still in chapter one because I’m reading with new insight. The Apostle John wasn’t just recounting the details of Jesus’ ministry. He was reliving the days spent with his Best Friend. So, I’m reading with John’s POV (point of view), and I’m …

Blue-Collar Praise; White-Knuckle Prayers

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I wish I’d kept better records of the doctors I’ve seen and the number of tests run on my various physical symptoms. Until the Spring of 1996, I was as healthy as any young mom—a sniffle or flu bug once or twice a year. But when one particular virus lingered long enough to keep me (the associate pastor’s wife) from …

Making Lemonade

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You’ve probably heard the old adage, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Well, I’m convinced God has a cosmic-sized juicer with a sugarcane sprinkler from the crystal sea. He makes the sweetest lemonade from the most bitter life lemons! We just need to pay attention. I stopped at the produce market last weekend and purchased three items. Watermelons were …

There All Along

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Is there a person in your house that always finds the lost item? Everyone else may have looked for the ketchup in the refrigerator and can’t find it—but this person opens the door and snags it from behind the soy sauce. Perhaps you hear, “Honey, I can’t find my black belt!” So you smile, nudge aside your beloved, shove over …