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    Unshaken

    This devotional I wrote last January for an online publication called, Happy Sis. The magazine issue was called, Overcoming Fear. I decided to share this devotional again because we all have something to gain from it. I encourage you to go to the website and check out all that it has to offer, even freebies! Click Here To Visit Happy Sis! Unshaken “Do not dread the disease that stalks in darkness, nor the disaster that strikes at midday.” – Psalm 91:6 I hate to sleep in a room that is too warm.  I decided to open my window one night to let some fresh air in.  My dog likes to sleep right…

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    Trust in the Lord

    “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me.  My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.”  – Psalm 28:7 Sometimes when I turn on the television to catch up on current events, my heart sinks into my lap.  It just seems as though there is never enough good news to go around. Planes are crashing, people are missing, and horrible tragedies are taking place.  I was watching the news about the fires in Fort McMurray thinking, “When will it all end?”  How can we continue to have joy in our lives when all this is happening in the world?  When we have…

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    I’ll meet you there

    “When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you.” – Isaiah 43:2 Recently there was a boating accident on the St. Lawrence River here in Ontario.  Three men were fishing on a boat; two lives were saved, one was taken. I can only imagine what it would feel like, to feel so helpless and out of control in such a situation.  The world can take so much from us at a moments notice, yet still, I know…

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    Temporary Home

     “For they are like a breath of air; their days are like a passing shadow.” – Psalm 144:4 We are not promised forever, our days are numbered.  It’s hard to contend with that idea; that this home is not ours forever.  These bodies aren’t even our own, our lives belong to the one that created it.  (1 Corinthians 6:19) We do not know the time nor the hour, (Matthew 25:13) but we know that it is such a short time we have here on earth.  We must live each day for what it is, live it wisely, and cherish every moment. “A man’s days are numbered. You know the number…