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Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord (5)

So now we come to the practical application side of this series and why I titled it: Finding J0y NOT Happiness in the Lord. Although there are many great books written on JOY, these two have been particularly impacting on … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (6)

On the 24th my family will celebrate the birth of the Christ Child once again.  The tradition has been that we attend the Christmas Eve service at our church, then come home and feast on a turkey dinner.  Another tradition is my … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (5)

I have worked with youth as a teacher and in my church most of my adult life.  It has been such a privilege for me to walk alongside many of these young people over the years.  I have watched many … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (4)

As I stated on Week 1, Christmas is often a time to be “frazzled”.  I have experienced the crush of mall shoppers, bustling by me to find that perfect gift for that special someone.  A recent poll indicated that the average person … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (3)

I saw a child the other day at church say, “God loves me soooo much” and then she spread out her arms side to side as wide and as far as she was able to indicate that as far as her little … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Summer

My husband and I have always considered ourselves “summer people” and yet God has planted us in Alberta that boasts a winter that can last eight to nine months of the year.  *sigh*  Still, when summer does roll around, usually during … Continue reading

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Becoming Legendary for Christ

What does it mean to be “Legendary for Christ”? There is a big difference between what the world views as “legendary”, and what it means to be “legendary for Christ”.  Think about Sylvester Stallone in the Rocky movies.  I suppose if you … Continue reading

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Do You Love Me?

Our Pastor posed a question a while back to our congregation: “Do you love God more today than yesterday?”  It’s a question that made me squirm uncomfortably in my seat.  I must have felt exactly as Peter felt when Jesus posed … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for the New Year

Lucy Maude Montgomery in her classic, Anne of Green Gables book said, ““Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”  It has become one of my most favourite quotes but also … Continue reading

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Chocolate Paradise – Guest Post – Kathy Howard

Readers of Journey Thoughts will recognize my friend, Kathy Howard immediately.  Her books have been on my “Best 10 Christian Books” the last two years, with “God’s Truth Revealed” and “Unshakeable Faith“, and I had the privilege of interviewing her … Continue reading

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