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  • Look for Jesus in the Unexpected

Look for Jesus in the Unexpected

I recently had the pleasure of listening to the founder of Continue the Story share how the non-profit came to be. In short, Mic Mohler describes a great life. He was gaining momentum in his career and personal life when...
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  • Addiction A Slavery Mentality and Finding Freedom

Addiction A Slavery Mentality and Finding Freedom

I was recently listening to a woman share her story about struggling to overcome drug and alcohol addiction. It had been some time since I had seen last, so I warmly greeted her and asked how she was doing. I...
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  • Mountains And Valleys And Stress Oh My

Mountains and Valleys and Stress Oh My

I heard a rather profound statement from a teenager today regarding the cycles of life. He very nonchalantly told me summer is coming soon, then it will be winter, then the cycle will continue on again and again. It instantly...
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  • Transformation, Shedding the Old Skin, Becoming New

Transformation, Shedding the Old Skin, Becoming New

I have recently been researching how socioeconomic conditions shape and mold people. I live in what is considered Appalachia, which explains why I have interest in some specific resources revealing the daily struggles of my friends and neighbors. Domestic violence,...
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  • Grief Chases Failed Expectations And Seeks To Control You

Grief Chases Failed Expectations And Seeks To Control You

Grief is not just confined to death or divorce. That’s what my friend Kevin said when we sat down for some deep discussion over lunch last Sunday. He and I first met while serving on a Mexico Mission Trip last...
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  • Contentment, Find It In One Easy Step

Contentment, Find It In One Easy Step

Ever wondered what true contentment is? Many of us are raised in environments that lead us to believe that large homes, new cars, high paying salaries, and diverse investment portfolios provide the firm foundation of what we believe will make us...
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  • Directions, Using Our Spiritual GPS In Life

Directions, Using Our Spiritual GPS In Life

When was the last time you asked for directions when traveling? If you are a female, it probably occurred very recently. If you are a male, you may not have asked for directions since Reagan was in office. One of...
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  • Bearing Fruit, God And Gardening

Bearing Fruit, God And Gardening

There is more to growing your own garden than many newbies know. I remember getting a couple of raspberry bush starts and planing them next to my house in the spring of the year. I thought about all the jelly,...
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  • Transformation Through Repentance And Praise

Transformation Through Repentance And Praise

My son, like most teenage boys loves to play video games on his Xbox. Each time he grabs the controller, he goes through a transformation and becomes an experienced gamer . He saved birthday and Christmas money for about 3 years before...
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  • Detours God Uses For Our Destinations

Detours God Uses For Our Destinations

Have you ever been driving on a road-trip and ran into detours? Often times these detours can wind us around roads we have never been on before. Some are scenic but often feel like they are taking us out of...
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