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Transitional Friday: 7 Lessons from Starting Over

Transitional Friday: 7 Lessons from Starting Over

  I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve had to start over.   The reasons for this are varied, but include moving, divorce, starting a new job, returning to college, etc. With the new year here, we are all making new resolutions.   Often this includes losing weight.  Yet, two weeks later we’ve given up.   New resolutions are all part of starting over and learning new ways and techniques to improve ourselves. Starting over can be exciting when thinking…

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Transitional Friday: Home is where Heart is

Transitional Friday: Home is where Heart is

For years I was unhappy with where I was living.  I did not want to be there.  I was fighting a spiritual battle, between what I wanted and what God wanted for my life. There were times when the situation weighted so heavily on my heart that it gnawed away at me and I became angry. Then a few months ago, God opened amazing doors for a new job in a new city an hour away. I realized during this…

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Transitional Friday: Why Doesn’t God Answer My Prayer

Transitional Friday: Why Doesn’t God Answer My Prayer

For years I waited, longing and struggling to change and improve my circumstances and situation.  After leaving an abusive relationship, the journey to heal and recover took years. I wondered if I would ever find the person I’d lost along the path. I longed to be able to stand on my own two feet and to find a way to do this, but nothing seemed to be working. I wondered if God heard my cries and prayers!  Had He forsaken…

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Transitional Friday: 7 Lessons Learned from Discouragement

Transitional Friday: 7 Lessons Learned from Discouragement

      There have been times when I wondered if anything was going my way. No matter how hard I tried or how much effort I put into the endeavor nothing seemed to work. This led to great disappointment and discouragement.  There were days when depression hit and I nothing could lift my mood. When discouraged, I have to remind myself that: This too shall pass God is preparing me for something better God has a better plan There…

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Transitional Friday: Psalms 121:7-8–The Lord Will Protect Us

Transitional Friday: Psalms 121:7-8–The Lord Will Protect Us

Last week, we discussed God’s protection as we watches over us.  This week we are again reminded of this promise. 7 The Lord will keep you from all harm— The Lord will watch over and protect His children from harm.  As we discussed last week, both known harm and unknown harm.  I personally can think of several harmful situations God has protected me from.     he will watch over your life; God doesn’t just watch over us for an hour or a day and…

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Transitional Friday: Psalms 121:3-4–God Will Watch Over Us

Transitional Friday: Psalms 121:3-4–God Will Watch Over Us

I have often wanted to do things my way, instead of seeking God’s will.  Last week, we looked at where God reminded us to look unto the hills for His help.   I’m a rebel that has been redeemed.  Today’s verse is a reminder of why we need to trust in God. 3 He will not let your foot slip— If we put our trust in Him and allow God to guide, He will not allow us to fall. he who…

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Transitional Friday: Psalms 121:1-2–I Will Lift My Eyes to the Hills

Transitional Friday: Psalms 121:1-2–I Will Lift My Eyes to the Hills

My life has felt like one long transition at times.   This has been particularly true for the last few years, as I deal with changes and seek God’s will in various situations. This month I would like to take an in-depth look at one of my favorite Psalm.  I often turn to this verse for both guidance and comfort. 1 I lift up my eyes to the mountains— The Bible takes place in the modern day Middle East.  During the Bible…

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