Don’t Worry, Be Happy


Speaking Truth Into Memory

"I have recited aloud all the regulations you have given us." Psalm 119:13 NLTTruth and temptation have interesting ways of entering our minds. During elementary school, I was introduced to multiplication tables. Beginning with one times one, we learned up to 12 times...

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The Source of Strength

What we rely on for strength can sometimes disappoint us.Saul replied, "But I'm only from the tribe of Benjamin, the smallest tribe in Israel, and my family is the least important of all the families of that tribe! I Samuel 9:21My middle brother is a weight lifter....

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Sing a Song

"Let my tongue sing about your word, for all your commands are right." Psalm 119:172 NLTFor as long as I can remember she has sung. I'm not sure when my mother actually began singing gospel songs. I suppose it was as a young girl when she gathered with her family on...

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"Your own ears will hear him. Right behind you a voice will say, 'This is the way you should go,' whether to the right or to the left." Isaiah 30:21 NLT Getting shoppers sidetracked is a retailer's dream come true.After a long day of sweating in the hot, humid...

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"As you know, everyone from the province of Asia has deserted me-even Phygelus and Hermogenes." 2 Timothy 1:15 NLTI knew it was coming before it ever arrived. Being shunned is never enjoyable. I know. I received my share of it growing up. Though a healthy nine pounds...

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Seeing Clearly

"There he came to a cave, where he spent the night. But the LORD said to him, 'What are you doing here, Elijah?'" 1 Kings 19:9 NLT None of us had ever experienced what we were about to.Eight couples from our church traveled to a cabin in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, for a...

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Martin Wiles