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Procrastination! Why Do I Do It?

“Why does procrastination haunt me? I want to stop delaying but I keep putting things off.” Just the other day I figuratively shook myself by my lapels and asked, “Kathy, why do you let the dishes stack up? It looks so messy!” Why do I procrastinate? I had to be...

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Wrong Reactions Have a Long Memory

And the winner of the drawing for Little Women; Big God by Debbie W. Wilson is... DRUM ROLL...Joy! Congratulations, Joy! I will give your information to Debbie and she will contact you. Thank you very much to everyone who participated. It might be an exaggeration that...

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So Much To Do…So Much To Decide

Why does life feel full of pressure? There’s so much to do, so much to decide. People expect a lot of us and every situation seems potentially disastrous. The pressures of life can easily add up and feel overwhelming. Even when we’re seeking God, it’s not easy to...

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People Sure Are Aggravating

Have you ever asked yourself, “Why do I keep getting angry? I want to be patient but life and people sure are aggravating.” Life and people are aggravating. We pray for patience but as someone has said, “Don’t pray for patience; God will give you many opportunities to...

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“God Helps Those Who Help Themselves” Is Not True

I grew up hearing "God helps those who help themselves." I thought it was true. I took from that phrase that God wanted me to take care of the little things and go to Him for the big things. "Try first," it seemed to say, "help myself first, and then if I can't handle...

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What Can God, the “Know-It-All,” Mean to You?

I love featuring the writing of others when their words really speak to me. And that is certainly always true of the writings of Jean Wilund, whose blog "Join the Journey" I highly recommend. I love thinking, meditating, and talking about God's character--His...

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Three Practical Ideas for Having More Joy and Less Worry

Drum Roll ... The winner of the drawing to receive an autographed copy of Marriage: Make It or Break It by Andrea Merrell is... Wait for it... Nicci! Congratulations, Nicci! I'll contact you. Now, let's talk about a common temptation: worry. At times, life offers...

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I’m Glad I’m in Pain

"I'm glad I'm in pain." You must think I'm crazy No one wants or welcomes pain. And let me assure you, I'm the very same way. But let me tell you why I'm glad this time. You may remember from my other post, I now have braces on my bottom teeth. I'm in my 60's and it's...

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Book Giveaway! “Marriage: Make It or Break It”

And the two winners of the drawing (from my previous post) of the $20 Amazon gift card and a copy of my women's Bible study Whispers of My Heart: Daughters of the King Bible Study is.... Drum Roll ... Stephanie H and Michele Mobley. Congratulations to you! I'll...

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God Doesn’t Give Up on You–Ever

Welcome to my newly designed website. I'm so grateful for your visit that I'm having a drawing for two winners, each receiving a $20 Amazon gift card and a copy of my women's Bible study, Whispers of My Heart: Daughters of the King Bible Study Series. All you have to...

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Afraid to Pray OutLoud?

Fear can block us from praying out loud in a group. We fear being judged because we said something with the wrong words, or in the wrong way, or with too many words. These fears are usually because we don’t want others to think poorly of us. Fear takes the focus off...

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Blue Fish Faith, Guest Post by Jenna Marie Masters

I'm so pleased to feature a writer that I met recently at a writers conference. When I had the joy of reading this story from her blog, I thought, "I must share this with my readers." Her words really spoke to me. So...here is a guest post...

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