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The Secret of Being Content

I am very good at keeping secrets. However, the people I talk to are not very good at all about keeping secrets! Paul the apostle says that there is a secret to being content. He does not keep that secret … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

It has been said that Thanksgiving is a very confusing holiday for atheists. They have all these feelings of gratitude, but no one to whom they can give thanks! Most of us know that there is a God who pours … Continue reading

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Singing From the Heart

Here is a cute story passed along by Barbara McKeever: As a lady in our church was singing a solo, my four-year-old grandson tugged at my sleeve. “Nana,” he said, “she can’t sing very well, can she?” Knowing the deep … Continue reading

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Proper Thanks

Years ago, a wine company advertisement in Newsweek magazine read: “The earth gives us wonderful grapes. The grapes give us wonderful wine. The wine wins us lots of new friends. Thank you, earth.” How easy it is to give credit … Continue reading

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Disappointment with God

There seems to be a high level of discontentment with many people today. Randy Alcorn speaks about this: “Our culture is riddled with a poisonous spirit of entitlement. We always think we deserve more. We’re disappointed with our family, neighbors, … Continue reading

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Still Thankful

“Gratitude is the way to an improved attitude, dude.”—James Taylor Thanksgiving is behind us now. The holiday, that is, not the lifestyle. If we aren’t careful, we may succumb to the greed and discontent that have come to be so … Continue reading

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How Can I Say Thanks?

Gospel singer Andrae Crouch wrote a song called “My Tribute”, which asks the Lord this question—“How can I say thanks for the things you have done for me? Things so undeserved, yet you give to prove your love for me?” … Continue reading

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Truly Thankful

Sylvester Stallone was named best supporting actor for his role in Creed at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday. Sly became so emotionally overwhelmed by the standing ovation he received that he forgot to thank a couple of people who … Continue reading

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Favorite Holiday Verse

One of my favorite verses of Scripture for the holidays is 2 Corinthians 9:15—“Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!” This is a great verse for Thanksgiving, because out of all the wonderful things that God has given us, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving at Our House

Today I will be slaving over a hot stove, carefully preparing our traditional Thanksgiving meal. The main course will be our favorite holiday dish—Hillbilly Turducken, which, of course, is a turkey stuffed with a duck stuffed with a chicken stuffed … Continue reading

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