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Pray First

I am learning to pray more through every situation. I know there is power in prayer. Talking to God helps when I don’t understand and it also helps when I totally get it. God gets it. If I just sit in silence God gets it, if I open my mouth and the words jumble all up or my mind starts to wander, God gets it. I can come to Him with thoughts and thanksgiving. He listens, He hears and He accepts me unconditionally. Why would I go anywhere else but to God in prayer?

Prayer: Dear Lord teach me to come to you before others. Teach me cast all my cares on you. Amen.

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Let It Go

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I Corinthians 13 reminds me that love keeps no record of wrong.  I pondered this passage of scripture and asked myself, what records have I been storing up on the hard drive of my heart?  Can I create more room to love? I think so, according to the Bible. It’s time to delete some things and let go!

Prayer: Dear Lord, delete  messages I try to keep on file, give me a big eraser and remove the tendency to rewind tapes that replay hurt feelings, anger, hatred and fear.  Soften my heart to love the way you love. Amen.

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DEVOTIONAL WRITINGS

Growth Spurts

philiians 1I’ve learned that growing up in church and growing in church are two different things.