On Joy – (Conversations with God)

**I started this series last year and I believe God wants me to continue with it for now.

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“Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again–my Savior and my God!” (Psalm 43:5 – NLT)

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Me: Lord I feel so terrible right now and I don’t know why.

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10 Things you should be Praying and Planning for this New Year

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Another year is wrapping up and yay! can we just revel in that grace for a second?

Many of us are taking out the time to re-evaluate our lives and make plans for a better year which is good. Though I am a firm believer in living an intentional life all year round and not just when a new year is presented, I also know it is very important to put things in perspective in the new year. For our years, months, weeks and days are a reality of this side of eternity and even though God dwells outside time, He gave us these times to mark the brevity of our lives. Continue reading

Dealing With Disappointments

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Life is full of disappointments. I have had my own fair share of them even in the short while I’ve stayed on Earth (haven’t we all?) From a friend who promised to do something and didn’t come through, to your favorite team losing a game that seemed like a done deal, to our government who cannot keep a promise to save their lives; disappointments abound and life is never short of them. And from my experience, I can say this one thing for sure – disappointments hurt. Continue reading

More Holiness Give Me – My Hymn Playlist

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 “just as [in His love] He chose us in Christ [actually selected us for Himself as His own] before the foundation of the world, so that we would be holy [that is, consecrated, set apart for Him, purpose-driven] and blameless in His sight. In love He predestined and lovingly planned for us to be adopted to Himself as [His own] children through Jesus Christ, in accordance with the kind intention and good pleasure of His will” (Ephesians 1:4 – AMP)

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More holiness give me,

More strivings within,

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