Category Archives: Wisdom

Mystery Solved!

I was sitting at my desk when Veronica, a fourth grader in my school choir, walked into my room after school. She said in a worried voice, “Look at my chin. I woke up this morning with this on my … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Been Tagless?

When you feel invisible and hopeless, Christ is always there. He sees you. He is there to help. Relax. He loves you unconditionally. His love will give you the hope you need to succeed. Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall – Tell Me What You See (Prudence – Good Judgment – Part 1)

Okay, I’ll admit it. I have a problem with the over-exposure of body parts, which seems to be everywhere I look these days. When I was growing up, I was taught that I was not suppose to display cleavage and … Continue reading

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4 Simple Ways to Get God’s Favor (Part 3 of 4)

We all like favor. “Uh, could you do me a favor?” “Could you do me a little favor?” “I hate to bother you, but could you… ?” God’s favor has another name. It’s called Grace. It’s not based on our … Continue reading

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4 Simple Ways to Get God’s Favor (Part 2 of 4)

To recap, I was taking my school choir to perform at the Museum of Science and Industry. A little late but finally in route, we had settled back to relax when my assistant turned to me and said that she … Continue reading

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My “When I Grow Up, I Want To…” List

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not … Continue reading

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Put a Lid on It!

Have you ever had someone to call you on the phone, or pull you to the side, then use you as their personal dumping ground? I have. They dumped all of their negative opinions, complaints, and gossip right into my … Continue reading

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Laugh!

When was the last time that you laughed so hard that you could barely breathe? Hanging out with my family is like that. Get my brother, dad, and brother-in-law together on a road trip, and you are guaranteed belly laughs. … Continue reading

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What Does Obedience Have to Do with Love? (Sabotage Part 5)

Do you remember the R&B song, “What’s Love Gotta Do With it?” Well, my song about love is “What’s Obedience Got to Do with It?”  The Answer: EVERYTHING!! Everyday, I am painfully aware of times when I am not obedient … Continue reading

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Committed to the End (Sabotage Part 3)

I’m in! You can count on me! I’ll be there! Sounds like fun! Let’s do it! I mean well. Really, I do. I make plans, thinking that it won’t take much time to complete them. Unfortunately, it usually takes more … Continue reading

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9 Enemies of Life – (Sabotage Part 1)

Do you keep making the same mistakes over and over again? Do you continue in the same toxic relationships from year to year? Have you ever wondered if there is something that you are doing to keep you from reaching … Continue reading

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What Does God See When He Looks at You?

Do you feel like you’re walking through a desert of indecision? Is there someone special in your life who’s approval you are constantly trying to gain? Do you allow the  opinions of others to weigh heavily on your heart? Do … Continue reading

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Take Another Look in the Mirror

When you get home today, take another look in the mirror and ask God to let you see  yourself the way that He sees you. Don’t be afraid. Hebrews 4:12 -16 says, “For the word of God is living and … Continue reading

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The Eye and Heart Connection

  God is teaching me that I see not only with my physical eyes, but with my heart and mind. Whatever I see and believe to be truth, will be reflected in my heart. More importantly, sooner or later I … Continue reading

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