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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Those Who are Single

In my church there are a large number of single adults, several widowers and many couples and families who are facing divorce or have gone through divorce.  I know many young adults who do not see marriage in their future … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (2)

How’s the Christmas baking coming?  Did you enjoy last week’s “journey” through the New Testament?  Let’s continue to be encouraged and strengthened this week. It is Written John 17:23. “It is written” – I am in Christ and loved by … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament

Christmas…’tis the season to be frazzled! But for the next six weeks, while you’re decking halls, shopping, baking, shopping, caroling, tree-trimming, shopping some more and getting more and more frazzled…take time to concentrate on the “Reason for the Season” and … 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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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Mother’s Day

The origin of Mother’s Day goes back to ancient festivals celebrated by the Greek and Romans. However, the roots of Mother’s Day history can be traced to the UK where a Mothering Sunday was celebrated some time before the day was celebrated in the … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Easter

My daughter Carmen, made me a beautiful wall hanging for Christmas.  Spelling out the words “Amazing Grace” and shaped into a Cross with a red ribbon tying it all together, it has become one of my most cherished décor items in … Continue reading

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A Bird’s Eye View

I suppose when I married into the “Dove” family, I could have expected that “birds” (especially Doves) would somehow have a special place in my life.  Granted I am not a real fan of caged birds per se.  When I … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Teachers

Having been a teacher for over thirty years, teaching preschool and every age group up to and including College Seminary students as well as teaching children, youth, women and Adult Sunday School classes, you might say I am a “well-seasoned” educator.  It was my … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for those Facing Struggle

Since I started to compile scripture and then posting verses here on Journey Thoughts to give encouragement to those who need peace, or those who are under stress, I have received numerous emails from people around the world who are facing … Continue reading

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25 Phrases that Make My Whole Day!

When I read Gary Chapman’s “Five Love Languages” book way back when, I found that I could respond well to each of the “languages” all dependant on the day I was having.  I don’t really have a primary love language as … Continue reading

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