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A Fresh Start

Well, 2021 came and went!  Another year is in the books.  I can’t believe it’s already 2022!  With a new year comes those “new goals” we call resolutions.  How many of you make New Year’s resolutions every year?  Most of us do.  You might make ones like:  eating healthier, exercising more, reading more, etc.  I...

January 24, 2022January 24, 2022by
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Plans

Have you ever had a plan go awry from the first step? What did it teach you? Three days remained in a 31 day writing challenge. I was not where I wanted to be. I usually do not sign up for this sort of thing because I often take them too seriously, and if I...

January 17, 2022January 17, 2022by
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Is Your Fire Lit?

A few years ago my husband asked me the most influential question in my walk with Christ. He seen how chaotic my mind had been and took me out for a date night which he knows I always enjoy. We sit down at the restaurant and start having a conversation. He continues on and asks...

January 10, 2022January 10, 2022by
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Night to Shine

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting Night to Shine again this year! It will be a Shine Thru Parade on February 11th, 2022 from 5pm to 7pm. Visit our Night to Shine page for guest and volunteer registration along with finding out more information.

January 4, 2022January 24, 2022by
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The Tale of Two Trees

I would be dishonest if I did not say that it is hard to look at the three oldest children and realize how much of their life went by and how much I missed in many aspects. I mean, I was there, but I was not always there; well, I guess what I am trying...

January 3, 2022January 3, 2022by
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Called to Bless

1 Peter 3:8-9 – Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing. Christmas season is upon us again and as...

December 27, 2021December 27, 2021by
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Unopened Gifts Under the Tree

Have you ever looked under the tree and wished for just one more gift?  Did you ever find one and reach for it only to find it wasn’t for you after all? Did you ever find a gift under the tree that wasn’t labeled and wonder who it was for? You pick it up…shake it…seeing if that...

December 20, 2021December 20, 2021by
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“Yeah, But…What Else?”

Jesus told them, “This is the only work God wants from you: Believe in the one he has sent.” (John‬ 6:29)‬ NLT‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Tis the season of carols and countdowns, baking and blinking lights, ornaments and online orders (signed, sealed, delivered – it’s yours!). Somehow, two of the biggest hallmarks of the holidays have become excess and overspending. Not...

December 13, 2021December 13, 2021by
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Time Well Spent

Can you believe that 2021 is almost over?  I dare say that most of us have asked that question recently.  Thanksgiving came and went and Christmas is right around the corner.  It seems like it went by like a blur.  Maybe because I’m getting older or maybe because I’m always busy, my perception of time...

December 6, 2021December 6, 2021by
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