living simply Category

when trusting God seems out of reach

A young child inherently trusts his parent. If mom and dad say there’s a tooth fairy, then there’s a tooth fairy! An adult, however, has to overcome his own reasoning mind to trust the Father in heaven. God says He gives His angels charge over us, but we’re not convinced {and our fears, attitudes and […]

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get your workout on

“…continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to His good purpose” (Philippians 2:12b-13, NIV). Let’s seek to understand the practice of spiritually working out our salvation through the understanding of a physical workout. When I physically workout, I […]

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destined to prosper

You are alive because God created you. He created you because you have a purpose. Your purpose is discovered as you abide in Jesus. You abide in Jesus by meditating on God’s Word day and night. You are destined to prosper. Blessed is the man who delights “in the law of the Lord, and on […]

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Genesis meditation

In the beginning… O, how I can sit and reflect on how it was in the beginning, in the purest state of Father God relating to created man. I liken this fascination to a parent’s fixation with her newborn child. How often we find ourselves staring into bright eyes full of wonder. We are naturally […]

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June- time for a mid-year check-up (Part 2)

Physical Growth I have a mantra for my work out goals: If I don’t enjoy the physical exercise, I won’t do it. For instance, when I used to work out at the gym, I couldn’t get past the feeling of running like a hamster on a wheel but going nowhere. My goal now is to […]

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June: time for a mid-year check-up

Before we reach the end of 2014 and realize we did not accomplish all that we set out to do this year, let’s conduct a mid-year check-up and see how we are tracking through our goals. I’ve designed this drill to be an encouragement, because even if we do not find ourselves progressing at the rate we […]

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