A Power-shot of Expectant Hope!

In that day the people will proclaim, “This is our God in whom we trust, for whom we waited. Now at last he is here.” What a day of rejoicing! Isaiah 25:9 TLB Once we’ve asked God to answer a question or solve a problem, we need to be eagerly awaiting His answer. We need…

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A Power-shot of His Might

This was so good I just had to share it! It is God’s love for us that causes Him to bring us to an end of our own strength. He sees our need to trust Him, and His love is so great that He will not let us live another day without turning over our…

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A Power-shot for Your Vision!

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston S. Churchill I was standing today in the dark tool shed. The sun was shining outside and through the crack at the top of the door there came a sunbeam. From where I stood that beam of…

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Keep On Dancin’!

I grew up in the sixties and let’s face it, “Were there ever greater tunes?” The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Righteous Brothers, The Beach Boys… I could go on and on. And oh, those sixties shows on TV! What a hoot! I know, I know… Fantasyland personified. But seriously, I loved the music from…

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Courage is found in unlikely places. -Tolkien   When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’. —Erma Bombeck “The LORD replies, “I have seen violence done to the helpless,…

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A Power-shot From The King

If I was going to choose someone to give “the spiritual gift of encouragement” to—it would NOT be someone like me. Someone who has had a life of crisis-after-crisis punctuated with depression, bullies, and abandonment. Nope—no way. Yet that is what God did. 1 Corinthians 1: 26-27 says, Remember, dear brothers and sisters, that few…

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A Power-shot Of Humility

We had a saying in my family: It’s a GOOD sign when The Enemy shows up! You must be doing something RIGHT! There is also a quote in Streams In The Desert that reminds us: To be left unmolested by Satan is no evidence of blessing. When your enemies attack—Jesus said, “Bless them.” The humility…

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A Power-shot Of Patient Worship

  There is an old saying: God is seldom early but He is never late. In an old devotional called The Disciplines of Life there is a poem I love at the end of the essay The Discipline of Delay: In every life There’s a pause that is better than onward rush, Better than hewing…

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A Power-shot of His Name

Sometimes the thing you need on a crazy day is a power-shot of His name!   So here is your Jesus 911! Therefore, God elevated him to the place of highest honor and gave him the name above all other names, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on…

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