Daily Inspiration-Do Not Take the Bait!

Have you noticed how frenetic the world is becoming?  You can readily see it in listening to the news.  You can readily see it in your own little corner of the world.

People seem more divisive than ever before.  It appears that we have lost the ability to listen to one another with an open heart (and it is always a heart issue).  You may not agree with someone on any given issue but that does not mean that you cannot respectfully discuss.  I like to hear another person’s perspective because it is through listening that I can learn not

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Daily Inspiration-Only A Heartbeat Away…

Do you ever feel you will never see the light of day?  Circumstances can readily overwhelm even the strongest among us.  Never lose hope for the dawn will come.  Things will shift.  

Stay ever close in your relationship with the Lord.  Consistently pray a mighty hedge of protection around yourself, your loved ones and your relationship with God.  Consistently put on the whole armor of God, praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit for others.  Plead the blood of Jesus over all you

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Daily Inspiration-Who Are You?

Once you know who you are in Christ, no one can manipulate you! 

If you do not know, purpose today to diligently seek Him.  He stands at the door of your heart (for it is always a heart issue) and knocks.  Listen for His still small voice.  Open the door and let Him into your life.  If you choose to do this and truly follow Him, your life will never be the same.

So many choose not to follow Jesus as they fear their

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Daily Inspiration-What Do You Do “Unto Others?”

Many people may call you friend in this life but a true and faithful friend is a rare gift indeed.  Throughout my life people have said to me, “You have a lot of friends.”  Actually, I know a lot of people but in reality I count very few as friends.

A friend is there through the ups and downs.  A friend may see your shortcomings but comes along side of you anyway.  A friend prays you up and covers you at all times.  A friend does not share your personal information or anything you have shared with them.  My motto

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Daily Inspiration-Do Not Offend-Mend!

Do Not Offend-Mend! 

There is so much offense and division today on every level.  Division is a burgeoning split that threatens our homes, our relationships, our communities, our country and the world.  Most importantly, a divisive spirit can reside in your heart, for in the end, it is always a heart issue.

As followers of Jesus Christ we are called to “love one another.”  This may sound easy enough at face value.  But sadly, if you follow the news today it is hard to see this being played out.  Do not let what is going on around you be discouraging. 

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Daily Inspiration-The Restoration of Brokenness

Yesterday I was speaking with a single mom on the phone.  She walked into the kitchen to find a broken dish with orange slices all over the floor as her young son ran out of the room.  She called him back to her.  He came crying saying it was an accident.  She asked if he was OK.  Through his little tears he said yes.  She then hugged him and said, “We can get another dish but I cannot get another you. There is only one you! I am happy you are safe.”

I could not help but think that this

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Daily Inspiration-“Now It Happened…”

Miracles happen in an instant.  Often there is no long lead in, just an instantaneous miraculous moment when all things shift.  Throughout the Bible God’s handiwork is prefaced by, “Now it happened…”

Believe in the ‘now.’  Believe in the possibility of ‘it happened,’ whatever ‘it’ may be in your life.  Your struggle may be health related, relationship centered, financial or employment focused.

Whatever ‘it’ may be for you, know that God is bigger than all you see around you.  He sees your entire situation, far beyond what you can think or imagine.  He sees exactly what you need (not to

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