Happy Memorial Day

We are privileged to live in one of the most blessed – one of the most prosperous – and one of the most affluent nations on the planet.  I realize that America is not perfect – we are full of flaws and not the nation that we once were; but

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The Greatness of Gardening

It is that time of year when many of you will begin that process of working outside and planting your garden.  I remember as a child that my parents had a very large garden with a vast array of fruits and vegetables:  tomatoes, corn, watermelon, green beans, peas – whatever

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I am not a Victim

You will never live the life you were meant to live as long as you view yourself as a victim. A victim is a person who is held hostage by his or her circumstances or the people who surround them.  The more that I talk to people the more I

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The Bottom of the Bucket

When it seems as though you are scraping the bottom of the bucket – that means God’s provision is just around the corner. I bring that statement to you from the story found in I Kings 17 about the widow woman God sent the prophet Elijah to after his great

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