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How old were you when you first uttered the words, "It's not fair!"? I would imagine that it was longer ago than your memory allows. It doesn't take long for our children to feel that someone has received something more than they have. And yet, it seems that we do not outgrow this pattern very quickly or easily. I have heard this phrase several times, "When we compare our...

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The Power of Vision

I recently experienced my second cataract surgery in three years. Even though many people were kind and gracious and told me I was "WAY too young for cataracts," my eyes weren't following suit. While I would have never wished for cataracts, the resulting surgeries actually produced wonderful results 20/15 vision in both of my eyes. For the first time in 45 years I do not...

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In retail, managers create a 'playbook' that plans the day, week, and year. There are sales goals, operation goals, and coaching topics that are to be communicated to the staff. In Deuteronomy 6:4-6, God has commanded us parents to teach our children that "The Lord is our God and only him. We need to love God with all our hearts, with all our souls, and will all our streng...

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My War Room

Recently, I went to see the movie War Room (true confession: I've seen it three times). It is a Christian film on the power of prayer. It is beautifully written and acted. It has done amazingly well at the box office. This has left me pondering a few things: Why has it done so well in ticket sales? What is my view of prayer? How hot or cold is my own prayer life? T...

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Chair Time

by Pastor Pete Parker Do you ever feel overscheduled, exhausted or (maybe "and") overwhelmed? I know I do and if I'm brutally honest I feel this way far too often in the hectic pace of my life. So when I came across the book, Simplify 10 Practices to Unclutter Your Soul, I was intrigued and I felt my depleted soul pushing me to invest the money and the time to read it. I...

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Living a Life that Matters

by Evan Gratz Growing up with my mom as a social worker, I spent a lot of time around people in need. And I knew that growing up in the church, one of the things we were supposed to do as Christians was to serve others. By watching the example of my parents, I learned not only the importance of helping others, but through my own experience, it helped shape my faith to whe...

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