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    Thank you cards fail

    I’m sitting here writing thank you cards to family and friends for coming to our wedding this past March and for the many, many blessings they poured out on my husband and I in celebration of our marriage. And for anyone that’s counting, that would be 5 months after the fact. I believe some etiquette sites say that you have six months to get out your thank you cards before you’re officially a rude, ungrateful worm in the sights of all whom you love and hold dear… And, while I appreciate that generous timeline, I still think that people would value hearing pretty quickly after the fact about all the…

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    In every thing, give thanks

    1 Thessalonians 5:18 (KJV) “In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” My big word for 2018 is “thankful”. I’m hoping to cultivate a greater atmosphere of gratitude in my life. To awaken with fresh eyes to the many blessings all around me. Why? I guess because I am starting to really believe that the more I respond to God in every circumstance with thanksgiving, the happier, more peaceful, and more positive my whole life will be. If I can have a True-Confessions-of-A-Real-Life-Christian moment with you right now, I have to admit that I used to think on some level that…

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    He Wants To Be With Us

    There is so much to give God praise for. So much that He has done, that He is doing, and that He will do, that is worthy of our consideration and exaltation. His very nature is glorious and worthy of us glorifying. Over the course of the next couple of days, I want to use this blog as a platform to give God praise. Not just because He deserves every ounce of affection I can give Him, but also because it is good for me (and all of us) to do so. When I stare at the source of goodness itself, when I turn my thoughts to a being that…

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    He’s got a hold on you

    Can I tell you some good news today? Let’s get our eyes up and onto the Savior. Let’s tap into the Way, the Truth, and the Life, Jesus Christ, and be filled with ALL joy and peace in believing. Listen to what He declares over you: 37 All those the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away. 38 For I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of him who sent me. 39 And this is the will of him who sent me, that I shall lose none of all those he has given me,but raise them up at the…