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Building Christian Character

As Christians, people should be able to look at us and see Christ. People should be able to see who we serve in the way we act.

Choosing Love Over Anxiety

A couple of days ago when one of my coworkers arrived at work, I asked her how her evening went. We always chitchat in the mornings and we are both typically positive people. But, that morning was different. She had received some bad news about a family friend the night before and was concerned about … Continue reading »

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Tired of That Life

Last week my teenage son had the flu. He spent two days on the couch. He just didn’t feel like doing much of anything, but sleeping. He even stayed in his pajamas both days. On the third day, he was feeling much better. He even put on real clothes. He was still on the couch … Continue reading »

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Inspirations from a Partial Thaw

Our little town was blessed with two snow days last week. The first was exciting for most people. The snow came down throughout the early morning and when it stopped, it was play time. But, it wasn’t one of those stick around for days, snows for many of us. In most spots, the sun melted … Continue reading »

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Snow Inspiration

On Tuesday night, we got the much hoped for phone call; there would be no school on Wednesday due to inclement weather. There was the possibility of snow coming our way, which is a big deal in Georgia. We don’t get much of the stuff and it creates a ton of excitement for us. We … Continue reading »

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Giving Thanks in All Circumstances

Monday was a much awaited day off for me. Yes, we had just had a couple of weeks off for Christmas, but the College Football National Championship had been the week before and it had me and my family and for that matter, everyone I knew, up well past midnight, and the old gray mare, … Continue reading »

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Ramsey Wisdom

My neighbor, who I’ll call Jack, recently took in a stray cat. He’s a cute little orange and white cat. I had seen him hanging out around the cul-de-sac, but he was wild. He always ran away when I tried to approach him, but Jack has a way with strays and he took him in … Continue reading »

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Beacons of Light

As I sit here typing my last post of the year, I remember that it’s December 21st, the longest night of the year. We have more hours of darkness on this day that any other day of the year. Starting tomorrow, the time of light gets a little longer everyday and the time of darkness … Continue reading »

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Power Outage Inspiration

http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/stranded-traveling-football-player-gets-help-from-total-strangers Last Sunday, the Atlanta airport lost power for eleven hours. It happens to be the busiest airport in the world. You can imagine how crowded it was. You can also probably imagine thousands of angry and frustrated, stranded passengers. Keep it mind they couldn’t even buy so much as a bottle of water because … Continue reading »

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A Gift from the Heart

Last Friday was our last day of school for the year. I work in a school office where we have lots of generous parents, and my coworkers and I got little gifts all day long. We got lots of homemade goodies. We got gift cards. We got Christmas cards and handwritten notes. All of the … Continue reading »

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Unexpected Gifts

Last Sunday morning, when my hubby and I were running out the door to go to church, my car wouldn’t start. We assumed it was the battery and took his car instead. After church, he went and got a new battery. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the battery. It was the starter. The minor, easy to fix … Continue reading »

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