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Stirring Up Hope for the Forsaken

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Wednesday Walk Though the Bible, Matthew 5:1-12 & 7:28-29 (NIV)

#WednesdayWalk, an occasional exploration of what unknown people might have seen or felt when they witnessed the events in the Bible. This post is from the perspective of a person who encounters Jesus teaching the Beatitudes.

It was another hot day. The dust swirled around my sandals as I hurried along the path. Small stones crunched under my feet as I walked on the barren dirt. My mouth was dry from the heat as sweat dripped down my forehead and back. I was focused on fetching the baskets my father needed when I caught a glimpse of a large crowd on a hillside. I stopped and noticed the people were gathered around a man. “Why would so many people stand and listen to this man in heat like this?” I asked myself.

I hesitated a moment, curious as to why…

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Illegal Immigrants: What To Do

I used to be a "News Junkie". I kept my TV on cable news for hours each day - Not any more! Every news channel spins the news to fit their agenda. Information is "leaked" to make political opponents look bad. Neither side tells the whole story. So I quit watching. I can't fix politics,… Continue reading Illegal Immigrants: What To Do

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Think You Can’t Hang On?

Is your heart breaking? Are you in deep despair? Is depression crushing you? Even when you think you can't hang on, God will hang on to you. No matter what life is throwing at you, no matter how weak your faith might be right now, God will hold you fast. How do I know? I… Continue reading Think You Can’t Hang On?

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A Dream Planted By God

"When the dream in our heart is one that God has planted there, a strange happiness flowers into us. At that moment all of the spiritual resources of the universe are released to help us. Our praying is then at one with the will of God and becomes a channel for the Creator's always joyous,… Continue reading A Dream Planted By God

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What’s Your Story?

"Our stories matter ... Your stories matter ... for you just never know how much of a difference they make, and to whom ..." Caroline Joy Adams God teaches me through the many stories I read on WordPress. Recently, God showed me how easily I can misjudge someone. (Ouch!) I made an assumption about a… Continue reading What’s Your Story?

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He Remembers Our Sins No More

Today's post isn't for everyone. If you grew up in church and lived life on the straight and narrow, this post may not interest you. But if you made major detours from the right path like I did, this is for you. Or if you know someone who thinks their sin is too great for… Continue reading He Remembers Our Sins No More

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Love Is Strong Spiritual Warfare

It really hurt my feelings. It was like stopping by your best friend's house only to discover she was having a big party and you hadn't been invited! I felt so left out and hurt. I felt like crying. That morning, I had walked in to the Women's Bible Study and there were all my… Continue reading Love Is Strong Spiritual Warfare