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    What is your worst fear?

    “For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.” – 2 Timothy 1:7 The phrase, “Do Not Fear,” is written in the bible 365 times.  Does that mean God is telling us we can live fearlessly every day of the year? When asked what my worst fear is, my quick answer is usually a description of an eight legged creature with black fur and beady eyes.   The spider!  But in truth my heart fears many other things.  It’s natural to have weaknesses and fear certain things. Fear can be a natural healthy thing where our bodies warn us of danger, and then there’s the other…

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    Let them eat cake!

    “And I’ll say to myself, “You have plenty of grain laid up for many years.  Take life easy; eat, drink, and be merry.”  – Luke 12:19 I have a co-worker that had a birthday recently.  This co-worker knows how much I love sweets, so anytime we work together she will bring in muffins, cakes, or cookies to share. She loves to bake; however, she is on a diet and rarely will treat herself to one of her own famous concoctions. Many people believe that, “Let them eat cake,” was a famous line from Marie Antoinette.  It was in fact Marie-Therese, the wife of Louis XIV who quoted this fabulous saying. Did…

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    Resolutions

    “Peace of mind makes the body healthy.” – Proverbs 14:30 Every year we make resolutions to be healthier in all aspects of life, whether it is losing weight, exercising, eating healthier, and even creating healthy financial goals.  “Out with the old, and in with the new,” states the adage of old.   Due to lack of motivation the novelty usually wears off.  But often times we forget that health also involve taking care of our spirit man.   It is said that positive thinking often leads to positive outcomes; however, It’s hard in this day in age to find peace in our mind and hearts, because were so accustom to fast paced…