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Keep the Faith

“If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon.”         – Kathrine Switzer The longest race that I have ever run was 10 miles and took place several years ago. I was in better shape back … Continue reading

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Emerge Into the Light

“Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.” – Helen Keller  We in the United States are still reeling in the wake of the senseless shooting spree by a Connecticut gunman who killed his … Continue reading

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Thankful in all Things

How can anyone doubt there is a God after seeing nature such as a flower, sunset, or a peacock? This is a reblog of S.E.R.V.A.N.T. Sisters post, “Thankful in All Things.”                     * * * What are … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Doldrums

“Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself.” – Julia Cameron Do you ever struggle with a bad mood? We often hear about positive thinking, but when we’re … Continue reading

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Accepting Challenges With Faith: Julie Stroud

“2007 and 2008 were the most challenging years of my life. I began 2007 by trying to figure out what was wrong with my husband Steve. He was deteriorating before my eyes. In March, we received his diagnosis—multiple myeloma, which … Continue reading

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Eyes of Faith

“A positive attitude is something everyone can work on, and everyone can learn how to employ it.” – Joan Lunden In March, I lost my job on the very day that my Mom’s health took a turn for the worse. … Continue reading

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