Thanking God Properly

November—and Thanksgiving particularly, is the month Americans choose to show their thankfulness. But honestly, there have been days, months, and years when expressing thankfulness was difficult.The year my son left to live with his mother was a difficult year to be...

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A Continuous Thanksgiving

"For although they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks to Him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened. Claiming to be wise, they became fools." Romans 1:21-22 Most of us don't know, and none of us have ever...

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The Bone

Hebrews 13:5 "Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you." NIV My five pound Yorkshire terrier, Sienna made me laugh the other day when I glanced up and saw her...

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"And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the Name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him." Colossians 3:17The unnamed 20-year-old Italian boy had a problem.It appears the Ferrari 458, which his father had given him, was not the...

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Holding On

"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life." John 3:16As World War II was drawing to a close, the Allied armies ended up gathering together a great many orphans.These children had...

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How to Improve Your Vision

Did you know that the English word "thanks" comes from the same root word as "think"? And they not only share a similar background, they are related in another way. It seems the more we think, the more we thank. One woman illustrated the how thinking and thanking are...

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Learning Love and Gratitude

She was my best friend,though older than me; and, I looked up to her because she treated me as her equal. Although we were both like only children, our lives were different. Her warmth. Genuine friendship was to follow me for decades, interchangeably, I would find,...

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