Savoring Simplicity

How do you keep things simple in an increasingly complex and confusing world?  There is a spirit of unrest and chaos in the environment.  People are distracted by so many things:  constant emails and text messages along with a news media screaming negative headlines at them every single day.  Each

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Your Greatest Competitor

The greatest challenge you will ever have will not come from someone else – it will come from yourself.  The problem is that too many of us are looking at other people as our greatest competitors when we should be looking at ourselves.  We challenge ourselves to become better than

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Keep An Open Mind

As I read this passage today I was convicted…I hope you are too.  Here is the passage: Proverbs 18:13 He that answereth a matter before he heareth [it], it [is] folly and shame unto him. How many times have you already made up your mind about something before you heard

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Starve Contention To Death

Proverbs 26:21 As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife Don’t feed the relationship with a contentious person.  A contentious person is a troublemaker.  They create strife and confusion by just walking into the room.  Controversy seems to follow them

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When Information Is Not Enough

I saw a quote on a marquee today that said this:  “We are drowning in information but we are starving for wisdom”.  How true that is!  We live in information overload for most of our lives.  You are bombarded on every side by advertisements and people vying for your attention. 

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Turn Down the Volume

Be still and know that I am God – Psalm 46:10 God is always speaking to you.  Please note that just because God is always speaking does not mean that we are always listening.  In fact – there are many messages I know that I have missed from God because

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