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Bible Verses to Live By This Year {and Every Year!}
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Bible Verses to Live By This Year {and Every Year!}

As the new year begins, I think most of us feel the pressure to do, be, or make something new. Maybe it’s a new set of goals … or to walk forward with the kind of victory that goes forward instead of stuck in a cycle repeating the past. Maybe you are looking for something…

Praying for Your Children to Love Each Other Well
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Praying for Your Children to Love Each Other Well

Prayer changes things. As parents we want nothing more than for our children to love each other well. To grow up supporting each other and being close. As parents, the most powerful stance we can take is to pray … Even one heartfelt prayer makes all the difference.

It was several years ago I started praying this prayer. And today I see the fruit of it. A fruit greater than my imagination could create. One that has turned our family right side up.

Let’s go back ….

Finding the Kind of Hope that Lasts
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Finding the Kind of Hope that Lasts

Hope. Such a small but powerful word – one that within its four letters holds victory or defeat for our lives. Without hope, we stop standing when difficult tomorrows attempt to push us down. Without hope our joy fades, identity disappears, and all that we value becomes meaningless. So, where do we find hope? Where…

Bible Verses About Adoption That Give You Hope
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Bible Verses About Adoption That Give You Hope

All of life is complicated and requires direction, wisdom, and hope to survive it with hands raised in victory. It wasn’t any different during the years of our adoption. We needed help to get through it victoriously. Undeniably, that unwavering help came from Scripture. Therefore, we started with Bible verses about adoption. Wherever you are…

When Being Grateful Is Not Easy and You Need Encouragement
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When Being Grateful Is Not Easy and You Need Encouragement

Sometimes being grateful at Thanksgiving is not easy to do. Is that where you are this year or in this season? Or maybe it’s a close friend or family member. Whether the obstacles are large or small, we can all use an encouraging reminder to the power we gain from being grateful. When Being Grateful…