Tag Archive | Bible

My Soapbox Moment… A little rant about faith and Christianity!

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My dear readers – it’s time for a little rant. Every day, I get on FB and I see posts from people who are overly pushy in their faith. I mean pages and pages from one person giving an entire theology class on what they believe. What is worse is the fear I have that I have joined the extreme-views area of the internet like others I know. I truly hope not! I hope that the honesty and simple faith that you expect from me is still present. But I don’t know for sure, honestly, I don’t. So, I worry about it.

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Here Are 3 Tips On Having A Great Walk With God …

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Faith… In religious circles, we throw that word around, as if we all have it all figured out and our lives are perfect. We encourage people to ‘keep the faith,’ but, come on, what does that mean? We sound like God is our everything, don’t we? Oh, and then there is the question we all ask when we are alone or tired  – “How do we make this easier?” “Am I doing it all right?” and “What is the formula for a great walk with God?”

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5 Easy To Remember Tricks For Peaceful Conflict Resolution

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     Conflict is never about changing who you are. It is merely a difference in how people think about things. Haven’t we all heard, “Conflict is going to happen, you need to get used to it.” And yet, I still hate conflict. As in, I hate it some much that I would rather change my name, leave everything I know and move states (or countries) just avoid conflicts. But, I’m still here and I’m still learning to deal with disagreements. Here are some of my methods to working through issues…

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The Reasons I Stopped Writing …(and what it means to you)

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I am just enjoying the night, it is beautiful out. I am sitting straight up, legs crossed under me (because this is the only way to sit for perfect focusing, right?), sipping my black coffee. My computer is in front of me and my journal is open on the table beside me. For the first time in weeks, I want to write. So I shall.

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4 Habits To Beat Stress and Re-Balance Your Life

We all go through stress, and we all know we react in varying degrees to it. How many of you are dealing with stress even as you read this? I bet most of you are!

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Let’s Talk About Rainstorms…

Right now, I have the windows open and I keep staring out the window, just listening to the rainfall outside. Now my part lab-part pit bull, on the other hand, is not enjoying the storm nor is she feeling peaceful and keeps hiding in her kennel with her ‘safety blanket,’ because rain (and water) scares her. It has to be her pit bull side, the big baby. She figured out that it was safer with me and sat under my feet for the full hour that it was raining. This is the rainy season where I live at, so we have storms 2-3 times a week. Let’s look at some of the things we see from the Bible about rainstorms…

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“How Do We Find Hope In Times Like This?”

Most of us have asked this question lately. In the last few months, we have had violence and crime rock our nation, with the hate crimes/terrorist attacks against the gay community, shootings and bombings around the world, the protests and riots from the racial divisions in our country. Even as I was writing this, there was another terrorist attack that took the lives of many innocent people. I can see where this question is coming from, actually, I have been wondering this too.

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