Category Archives: courage

The Jesus-Serenity Prayer

The Jesus-Serenity Prayer: God, grant me the serenity that comes from the risen Jesus Christ, the courage to daily follow and obey Him, and the wisdom to make a difference. Serenity is nice. Jesus-serenity is astounding! Advertisements

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“No Fear” by Tony Perkins

The book, “No Fear — Real Stories of a Courageous New Generation Standing for Truth”, by Tony Perkins, starts out on the wrong foot. It begins with a lie! The very first story Perkins chooses to tell about someone “standing … Continue reading

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Inauguration Day Thoughts: When you can’t see the light, it may be behind you.

Meanness & kindness are both boomerangs. Which will you throw? Persistent kindness melts away meanness. Try it and see. Returning kindness for hostility; is disarming. When you don’t see much kindness; break the tread & do something kind! Kindness & joy … Continue reading

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Trending can B a Trap!

Trending can be a trap! When you cruise with the contemporary culture’s current you become a confused captive of its craziness. Know when 2 say “No,” and not go with the flow! “The man who follows the crowd will usually … Continue reading

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Got the guts to read the world’s most banned book?

Banned Books Week Challenge Celebrate Banned Books Week by having the guts to read the most banned and burned book in history — the Bible. It’s still on fire in the 21st Century burning with the power of God and … Continue reading

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“Hot. Cool. Yours.” Sochi’s Silly Olympic Slogan — What Does It Mean?

“Hot. Cool. Yours.” (It’s not just a silly slogan for the Sochi Olympics.) * “Hot.” — Heat up God’s fire in your heart and spread it everywhere until you become an ever-burning, flaming torch for God. * “Cool.” — Cool … Continue reading

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Holidays: Preference, Orientation, & Freedom!

What is your holiday preference?  My holiday orientation is Christmas — celebrating the birth of the living, resurrected Jesus Christ! Christmas is Freedom Day — time for mental, emotional, and spiritual captives to be set free from their self-destructive thoughts, … Continue reading

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