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Can you trust again after being hurt?

Trusting someone else leaves us vulnerable. We get hurt and we fear that if we allow our hearts to love we may get hurt all over again. We hope someone will come along and save us from this despair. We hope in anticipation of a better life. We aim for a courageous confidence in the … Continue reading

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I’m Only Human Born to Make Mistakes

We all have struggles, we all have worries, we all make mistakes. Yet our attitude defines our gratitude. How we react will vary from one person to the next. It reminds me of a song, “I’m only human, of flesh and blood I’m made.” I can forgive myself for the mistakes I’ve made because I … Continue reading

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Dealing with Complainers, Whiners, and Debbie-Downers

Why is it that some people are always downers? They find something to complain about and they are never happy. If they get a cold, they want everyone to feel sorry for them. If they have a rough day at work, everyone knows about it. I don’t understand. What makes a person like that? There … Continue reading

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The Silence of Unconcern Feels like Rejection

In many ways, the silence of unconcern can be more deadly than hate. Think about that for a moment. Have you ever felt ignored? Misunderstood? Even the best of friends can sometimes become scarce when the other is in need. Sometimes in trying to understand, they become discouraged and walk away. Left feeling isolated or … Continue reading

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It’s not a perfect world after all

I realize we don’t live in a perfect world, but why so much hatred? Where is the love? There are times in life, I think wow that was really inspiring!  I get teary-eyed over some sentiment and I’m hopeful. People are doing good things, they are making a difference in other’s lives. Filled with despair … Continue reading

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12 Lessons I Learned

These values were instilled in me at a very early age. As I weathered the storms of life and stayed true to myself, I’ve learned some valuable lessons. This came as advice, as encouragement, or just the passing fancy. In the best of times, and the worst of times, who you are, what you do, … Continue reading

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Expressing His Love

He became sin, who no sin, to save our souls, a love so amazing. He submitted His life, so we may have life, a love so amazing. Not one is righteous yet undeserving, for His love, is truly amazing. His name is above all names, what love is this, so amazing.   Determining reasons to … Continue reading

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Facing your Fears

Worry. All of us face anxieties in life.  “Let go and let God,” that saying has been repeated over and over but can we really, let it go?   Finding myself anxious over little things, sometimes things that really don’t matter at all, I tell myself to let it go and give it to God, but … Continue reading

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  • Show Some Respect and Change the World — FaithDream’s Inspiration
    I have refrained from giving my opinion during this election. The discouragement and lack of respect given to each of the opponents show little to no value for the American people. How can we respect our leaders when they lack the respect of one another? The candidates have slandered one another and pointed fingers at […] … Continue reading Show Some Respect […]
  • Look For the Guideposts They Give You Direction
    These guideposts direct you, giving insight. Sometimes God will miraculously open doors for you when you least expect it.  They might appear to be coincidental but in reality they are meant for you to make a decision. The guideposts are there. They could come in the form of temptations or the form of an arrow … Continue reading Look For the Guideposts They G […]
  • Three Types of Friendships
    Many friendships will come and go in life. In seasons of change, a person will encounter new friends, and old friends will fall away. There are friendships that stay with you during a lifetime. Those friends are the first ones you call to share good news and the ones you can count on in times … Continue reading Three Types of Friendships →

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