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Be a Helper and Find Hope

It has been a devastating time these past few weeks and months: destructive hurricanes, demolishing earthquakes, violent storms, decimating fires, deadly shootings, horrific accidents, and in our city of Cypress, California, one of our police officers was tragically killed in … Continue reading

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Careful, Words Wield Power

Proverbs 25:11 A word fitly (well) spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.   Yes, words well spoken can bring beauty and be such a blessing. I can remember, as I’m sure you do too, those … Continue reading

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Attitude Makes a Difference!

Romans 12:9–10 9 Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. 10 Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.   This past week, we had our house painted. It was long … Continue reading

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Welcome Difficulty!?!

  James 1:2-4 2 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, 3 for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. 4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may … Continue reading

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Honored and Marvelous!

  Psalms 139:13-14 13 For You (God) formed my inward parts; You knitted me together in my mother’s womb.14 I praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.   … Continue reading

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Every Adventure Starts with a First Step

I love the insightful stories of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkein. These are wonderful books, now made into movies. They highlight characters that are all too often like us humans. One such … Continue reading

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Dare to be Diligent!

One of the unfortunate side effects of our ‘everybody gets a trophy’ world is the conditioning that just showing up is enough and all there is to receive the reward of accomplishment. Yes, presence and being available is important, yet … Continue reading

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