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Happy New Year!

January is the time of year filled with great excitement and expectation that the new year will bring new opportunities, new doors and an increase in every area of our lives. We begin the year…

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Why Can’t You Just Pray Your Mental Illness Away?

Mental Health has become the buzzword this past decade. With more attention towards it every day, we are seeing more people coming to an understanding that most of our adult problems come from unresolved issues…

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A Christmas Rejoicing

Let’s clear up something, before we remember together the reason of Christmas. Jesus was born in a manger and it wasn’t because his family was poor. Caesar Augustus, Roman Emperor, decreed EVERYONE pay taxes. Joseph had…

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Red Lights and Apples

I was driving to my destination and I was pretty tired.  I had about 45 minutes to go and was anxiously awaiting my furry socks and my orange blanket.  As I proceeded on 75-South, it…

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Black Butterfly

As I sit here writing my second entry for The Encouragement Village, it occurs to me that by the title, many of you will think I’m some carefree, whimsical, Jesus-loving sista with a hippy/flower child…

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Is The GPS On?

I jump in the car, pull up my GPS navigational system and I’m set, whether I’m meeting friends at a new restaurant or a long-distance trip, my navigation system will get me there. Without worry,…

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Who Can Carry The Weight?

There’s nothing like the heaviness of the circumstances that continually bombard our lives. What may have started out as something small has now grown in weight exponentially. The pressure becomes insurmountable and nothing seems to make things lighter. Has…

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Avoiding Conflict Can Cause Problems

We’ve all had those moments in life when pressures have mounted, problems have multiplied, stress is overwhelming, and our greatest impulse is to cut and run away! If you have ever felt like that in…

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Lifetime Warranty

If I look at the countless products I’ve purchased that come with a lifetime warranty attached… it’s too many to count. Now ask me the number of those warranties that still exist? Very few and…

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Learning To Walk Through Tight Places

Learning to Walk Through Tight Spaces – Matthew 7:13-14 Included in all of the many teachings in the Sermon on the Mount is this one called The Narrow Gate.  Jesus is very clear in two…

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