Tag Archives: life

A Word to the Frustrated Believer

In general, I stay more frustrated with myself than with others among the church. But I must confess that I too can grow weary of people.  For some strange reason the Mac Davis song, “Oh Lord it’s hard to be Humble,” is now playing in my mind. If you know the song, you remember the […]

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5 Ways to Stop the Coaster

I don’t know the year that my life turned into a roller coaster ride but I seem to have been on it for quite a while. Whoever sold me the ticket is losing money! I probably don’t need to ask if you’ve ever felt that way, because I’m pretty sure we’re all in the same […]

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The Answer to Every Problem

I have no idea what the Lord Jesus might look like, but I for certain know what He feels like. I had three of my grands at the house this morning and was fixing them their favorite comfort foods before school; pancakes and hot cocoa with baby marshmallows melting all up in the cup. Yes, […]

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The Backslider’s Gospel

As I read the opening of Apostle Paul’s letter to the Galatians this morning, I felt as if I should start this blog: Shari, a servant of Christ (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead:) and all the brethren (and sisters) who […]

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How To Make a Lemonade Life Out of Lemons

Solomon is said to be the wisest man to have ever lived, and I don’t doubt it. His words were salve to my troubled soul this morning. I don’t understand why God chooses to allow this world to continue in the state that it’s in. I’ve never seen so much evil. I’ve never felt the […]

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Faith Is… Dancing in Army Boots

Nobody who’s been a Christian for more than twenty minutes would likely say “Faith is easy.” Getting saved is easy. That’s just a matter of accepting what Christ did for you. Staying saved is easy, that’s just a matter of accepting what Christ did as enough, because we can’t do enough. Living faith… well that’s […]

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When Is Nothing Enough?

To tell you “I struggle with contentment” could quite possibly be the understatement of the year. And while there is a spiritual truth in the fact that we should be constantly growing toward Christ and never content with our spiritual state, there’s also a very humanistic ideal that nothing is enough. What an oxymoron! How […]

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Do You Feel Under Attack?

A few days ago a friend asked, “Do you feel under attack?” My first thought was “do I? O my stars, I feel like an army has been unleashed on my home, in my mind, on and in my body. Everything is a struggle. Physically, emotionally, relationally and spiritually I am under siege. So I […]

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Yes, I’m one of those people

If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands ** If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands ** If you’re happy and you know it the your life will surely show it If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands** Yes. I am in full blown camp mode! I’m […]

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Stop Building Towers

Have you ever wondered why life is full of confusion? Confusion abounds with constant decisions, constant noise and frustration ensues, at least in my world. Once upon a time there was simpler world and it seems to me that it was just yesterday. Growing up in the hills of West Virginia was a blessing. I […]

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