Tag: Belief

Mar 25

Rejoice! Rejoice! OR Happy Happy JOY JOY !

Great Post from a visitor Simple Tom; 12 Things Happy People Do Differently                                                 A Collection of Images to bring you JOY !   by

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Feb 21

Love

1 John 4:7-16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) God Is Love 7 Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love. 9 God’s love was revealed among us in this …

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Feb 19

Wonder Day Six

As I thought about the word WONDER the title of a song kept running through my head. I hope you enjoy I wonder as I wander out under the sky How Jesus the Saviour did come for to die For poor on’ry people like you and like I; I wonder as I wander out under …

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Feb 14

Day One, Who I Am

Who I am

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Feb 09

Lent via ReThink Church-Lenten Photo A Day Challenge

by Sophia Agtarap, Minister of online engagement | @sophiakris Lent, the season of the Christian Year that is typically observed as a time of simple living, prayer and fasting leading up to Easter, begins next week, on Ash Wednesday [February 13, 2013]. Many spend the time in self-examination and reflection as modeled by Jesus in Matthew 4: 1-11 where …

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Nov 06

One Rope

This story comes to us courtesy of Insook Do who is an ordained Deacon in the United Methodist Church, serving in the Upper New York Annual Conference in the Albany District. Insook, for many years was an incredible Hospice Chaplin bringing joy to a place where little joy is found. Insook is now teaching and preaching …

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Nov 06

Why People Think We're Crazy

A wonderful blog about what prayer is and what it is not. Thank you Dan R. Dick ! by

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Oct 15

More Thoughts on Control

Controlling Our Inner Freak

This post is courtesy of

Rev Alan Rudnick, Pastor of

The First Baptist Church of

Ballston Spa

and Blogger for

The Times Union, Albany NY

Alan Rudnick — September 18, 2009

People love to watch a control freak melt down. A popular reality show about overly controlling brides-to-be

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Oct 09

Waiting

In Psalm 25 the Psalmist is praying for deliverance from enemies. Verses 4&5 read “Make me to know your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth, and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all day long.”

For you I wait all day long! How many of us have waited for God for a day, a week, a year, a lifetime? I recently attended a seminar based on the book The Seven Spiritual Gifts of Waiting by Holly W. Whitcomb. It lists

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Oct 04

The Prayer of Examen

St. Ignatius Loyola (1491-1556), founder of the Society of Jesus, was a very practical man when it came to prayer. He recommended to his brothers a daily method of examining their lives so that they might better serve the Lord. St. Ignatius taught that the key to a healthy spirituality was twofold: Find God in …

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