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February 21

A Thought: What’s Important to You? We are walking billboards of what’s important to us. People sense right away if we’re at peace, or dealing with turmoil. One sentence said, and people can tell if we know proper grammar; if we’re kind. In our actions, people can tell if we have Jesus in our hearts. While we shouldn’t be suddenly […]

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February 20

A Thought: Early Mornings. They say as one ‘matures,’ one does not need as much sleep. That seems to be true. Six-seven hours is plenty for me. I don’t usually take anything to help me sleep, and if hubby snores, off to another bed I go or he goes! When I’m up early, the gift is within the quiet. The […]

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February 19

A Thought: Healing. Healing is always needed concerning something—division in country, church, family, or work. What initiates healing? Appropriate and honest conversation. Understanding of what caused the hurt. Time and intentional acts of integrity and grace. Jesus taught us this model. And it takes time. Time is precious. But prayer in time promotes peace. Someone today is healing from the […]

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February 19

A Thought: Your Choice. How will you spend this day? I could find something to clean; a bit of clutter to throw away; or as it is a holiday and church Office is closed (we follow the UM Conference calendar), I could work ahead a bit more. Instead, I choose to devote this day spending time with a friend. Relationships […]

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February 17

A Thought: God Shows Up in the Unexpected. Lots of people feel the Old Testament is irrelevant. They don’t like the way God is portrayed—smiting people off the face of the earth with no problem doing that. The thing is: Did God do that or their sin? When God takes someone before we are ready, couldn’t it be the suffering […]

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February 16

A Thought: What Does Today Bring? Are you prepared spiritually to deal with the expected? The unexpected? You’ll finish the project; start the project; clear the clutter; talk to a friend or family member. Will you talk to God? Will you do something to build your faith so you have a reservoir of faith when you need it? On this […]

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