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God is at Work

God is at Work

A friend recently sent me these words of wisdom: “Life isn’t about waiting for the storms to pass, it’s learning to dance in the rain.” . . Forget the rain, it seems to be monsoon season for many of us these days, myself included. I was feeling particularly drenched one day when my friend Heather sent me a photograph she had recently taken at an airport gift shop....

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Does God Really Provide?

Does God Really Provide?

“I will rain down bread from heaven for you.” Exodus 16:4 In the book of Exodus we see God providing for his people in a miraculous way; bread from heaven. But can we ever get to a point where we are tired of God’s blessings? Could we ever be so blessed that we no longer recognize the significance of the blessing? In this week’s sermon, Daily Bread, Pastor Ryan Northcut...

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What are Pastors saying about the epidemic of enabling our adult children?

What are Pastors saying about the epidemic of enabling our adult children?

Chuck Angel is the Pastor of Harvest Church in Watauga, Texas. Recently, he conducted a series of messages for parents. He closed his powerful CARSEAT series with a focus on parenting adult children, stating, ” Setting Boundaries with Your Adult Children is a must have read for every parent.” Listen to Pastor Chuck’s message and share it with a friend, you just might change a...

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God Allows U-Turns – Changing Course in Midlife

God Allows U-Turns – Changing Course in Midlife

God has done some pretty incredible things in my life since I first began communicating online with fellow readers, writers, and friends. It’s now 25-books and 10-years later and a great deal of water has passed under the bridge (or, is it “over the dam?”) since I launched my first website and began the journey of Internet communication. Back then we didn’t have blogs. Back then if you...

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Out of Prison and Living for God

Out of Prison and Living for God

Many of us know that a great deal of healing and restoration needs to occur in our relationships with our adult kids. Yet what does that look like in real life? How do we heal the broken places in our relationships with our adult children? How do we deal with the consequences of past choices and make effective new choices to positively change our life? How can we successfully weave new memories...

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Coping with Divorce in Mid-life

Coping with Divorce in Mid-life

Unlike Al and Tipper Gore, most of us don’t have to issue a public statement about our marital status–or lack thereof. In my case, I made the decision to keep my unexpected and unwanted divorce private, sharing my pain with a small (albeit mighty) group of friends and prayer warriors. (It’s hard enough to deal with your own emotions during divorce, let alone the emotions of...

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