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  • Devotionals,  Uncategorized

    Right expectations – The best is yet to come

    “There are two ways to be happy:  improve your reality or lower your expectations.”  – Jodi Picoult This is by far one of the hardest things we struggle with in life it seems.  Some days you may feel like you can’t walk right, talk right, or do anything right.  Especially if you wake up on the wrong side of the bed.   It is a thing. We take for granted the fact that we have all we need (Psalm 23) As humans we are just in a constant state of expectation.  Not that it’s wrong to expect things, even miracles; however, sometimes we have an unrealistic expectation of how things…

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    A Man With a Measuring Line

    “And I myself will be a wall of fire around it,’ declares the Lord, ‘and I will be its glory within.” – Zechariah 2:5 It is said that the ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. – Dr Martin Luther King Jr If you wait until the perfect circumstances come along in life to do anything great, you will be waiting forever and a day, and you will never get anything done. (Ecclesiastes 11:4) I’ve learned time and time again not to trust in my circumstances, but to trust in God.…

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    Well Laid Plans

    “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” – Jeremiah 29:11 As human beings we are planners for the most part, at least I am. I’ve never been one to fly by the seat of my pants, but even if we are not the most organized of persons, we all have some idea of plans for our lives. We like to plan what we are going to eat, what we will be when we grow up, who we will marry, where we will live.  God most certainly had a…