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What does it mean to be a Christian?

It means to love God with all your heart, soul and mind. Continue reading

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Dealing with grief through the years

Have you ever felt the ache of loss, or the unending pain of grief? When someone we love dies, the grief can be overwhelming. Initially we may struggle with denial, acting like it never happened. Often times we will say, it doesn’t seem real. We don’t feel the deep loss yet, our heart is trying … Continue reading

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Coping with Tragedy and Finding Hope After Loss

What occurred in Newtown Connecticut should never have happened, but it did. How can we help others who are coping with such tragedies?  How can those who suffered so much loss be able to pick up and move on with their lives? There’s no easy answer to these questions. Their loss is overwhelming and the … Continue reading

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Spiritual Retreats Open Hearts to Receive God’s Love and Refresh the Soul

Have you ever taken a spiritual retreat? I’ve heard about weekend retreats before and have only been to one up until this past weekend.  I can say with all honesty, it changed me. Life can wear us down. A busy schedule, a list of demands and no down time can lead to burn out and … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11: We Will Never Forget

We will never forget. It’s the words we use on this day, eleven years later, we still remember. I was driving to work this morning, listening to the radio. Hearing the stories of survivors, listening to the names of the victims being read, and praying for all the victim’s families. It was on 9/11, the … Continue reading

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Prayers for Strength When You’re on Your Knees

How long are the tears going to fall? How much pain does one have to endure before they break? Praying for strength happens most often when you’re on your knees. There are some days when life seems too difficult to bear. When the day seems to go from bad to worse and a person just … Continue reading

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Inspirational Message for Today: Finding Inspiration in the World Around you

Inspiration can be found in many ways:  In words strung together to create a perfect blend of pictures, a writer inspires readers through the use of tension and imagination.  In the arts, with designs of visual beauty, inspiration intended by the artist is seen through their works.  In music heard over blended harmonies of instruments … Continue reading

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God Knows Your Plans and Your Needs: He Knows Your Heart

“Your blocked door doesn’t mean God doesn’t love you. Quite the opposite. It’s proof that he does.” – Max Lucado You try one door after another, yet no one responds to your résumé. No university accepts your application. No doctor has a remedy for your illness. No buyers look at your home. Your marriage is … Continue reading

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Do Not Be Dismayed – Fear Not for I Have Overcome the World

When troubles come your way, you do not need to fear them. Sometimes God will lead you into the wilderness for a little while so you can learn to totally depend on Him. Often times God will tear the things down that stand in His way. If we learn to let go and let Him, … Continue reading

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Moving On to a Happy New Year 2012

Isaiah 43:18-19 says, “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.  See, I am doing a new thing!  Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?  I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.” As we end the year 2011, we reflect upon our past. Remembering the … 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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