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Dear friends, Where you stand today, would you say you are climbing a tall, tall mountain that seems like it’s just too tall to climb? Maybe you’re already on that mountain top and are feeling fantastic! Or perhaps you’re in a deep valley that seems so low you’ll never get out of it? Life has its’ share of heights and depths, highs and lows, ups and downs. What would you say makes it all worthwhile? And what makes it all bearable when it’s not easy? I think these words sum it up: sharing it all with FAMILY and FRIENDS! This

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Giving and receiving

Dear friends – Today I’m thinking about the blessings of giving and receiving. In the verse above, from Acts 20:35, Jesus makes it clear that there’s a greater blessing for those who are givers. To me that means that I make giving my way of life. Is that what you think it means? On the other hand, there’s also a blessing in receiving, in allowing others to give you what they have to offer. Sometimes people have a harder time receiving when they have made giving their way of life. But I really think it’s important to be able to

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Special Offer for You!

I had a dream. A long long time ago, in 1990. I knew that one day I would write a book about it. Twenty-seven years later I began to write, after I knew I had lived the dream enough to have a story about every part of it. The book is called “The Divine Invitation: Entering the Dance of Becoming Fully Alive”. Written primarily for women, but also full of great stuff for men, this book is about having the kind of relationship with Jesus that results in the virtuous character of Christ being formed in you. It’s about connecting

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The Gift of Forgiveness

Dear friends, This passage from the Bible is often quoted: Matthew 18:21,22 NLT – “Then Peter came to him and asked, ‘Lord, how often should I forgive someone who sins against me? Seven times?’ ‘No not seven times,’ Jesus replied, ‘but seventy times seven!’” The parable that follows in that same chapter tells about a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. One of his servants owed him a large amount of money which he couldn’t pay. Instead of giving him what he deserved, the king forgave him the debt and released him. But that very servant who

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Isaiah 30:15

For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, “In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and I trust shall one your strength…” Isaiah 30:15 ESV

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The Faithfulness of God

When we look to God as our Mountain, our stronghold, and become prisoners of hope in Him alone, there is a double blessing promised! Zechariah 9:12

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