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The Process…

By Kelita Deems Everywhere I turn lately I hear the word process. I mean, I hear it like a loud bell ringing to get my attention! It’s all a process….enjoy the process….embrace the process…you are in the process…It’s all part of the process! OK! OK! You have my attention! The dictionary describes it this way:…

Conclusions!

Recently, Pastor Karen spoke at the WE ARE ladies brunch at the Rock-Parkersburg. The word she delivered was a great wake up/reminder that we serve a GREAT BIG GOD!  She spoke on jumping to conclusions and this article was written from her notes and message. She started off by telling us that our brains reward us…

In the Presence of My Enemies

In the Presence of My Enemies

The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not want. This is probably one of the most recognized scriptures in the Bible. We hear it often at funerals because it is comforting. But have you ever taken the time to break down exactly what David is saying? We memorize it as children, we recite it at…

Do We…..

Do We…..

Do we only do what God has called us to do when it’s easy and doesn’t cost us anything? When it costs us something that we’re not willing to pay, that is? It’s so easy in the beginning when God first calls us to something, because it’s new and exciting and you’re anticipating it to…

Compar-i-sons: God Doesn’t Compare His Sons!

Compar-i-sons: God Doesn’t Compare His Sons!

By Mary Ann Wray   “Whenever they measure themselves by their own standards or compare themselves among themselves, they show how foolish they are.” 2 Corinthians 10:12b There are many different ways we can compare ourselves with one another but comparisons always leads to failure: feelings of jealousy, inadequacy and even bitterness if they are…

God Is Always Good, BUT, Good Isn’t Always God!

By Kelita Deems I’ve heard it said that “Good is the enemy of Great”. And that may be true in the sense of people often settle for good, when they could be great. However, today, I am saying that “Good, is the enemy of God. I don’t know about you, but I have been troubled…

Got Trouble? Get Closer!

Got Trouble?  Get Closer!

By Mary Ann Wray I’ve lived almost six decades now and there are days when it feels like I’ve not lived, learned, or done enough for God, self and others! In my lifetime I’ve seen a lot of things that are pretty awesome, other things that just don’t make any sense, suffered some low blows,…

Being Thankful Changed Everything!

Being Thankful Changed Everything!

Thankful- to be pleased, relieved, expressing gratitude. Grateful – feeling or showing an appreciation of kindness A few months ago, being thankful kept coming into my thought process. And as I purposed to be thankful more often, it turned to being thankful daily and it has honestly changed my life. By making the choice, daily,…

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