Tips for Keeping Christ at the Center of Christmas

Remember the good old days, when department stores came alive at Christmas with Christ centered songs, such as “Joy to the World” and “Away in a Manger”? When strangers smiled? When the world seemed a nicer place? Unfortunately, we’ve become so ingrained in the trappings of the season, that Jesus, the reason, can be woefully […]

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Prayers for Peace During the Hectic Holiday Season

Holiday Prayer for Peace

Is your inner-peace in short supply during the holidays? Is your stress level on tilt? Does it seem like everyone wants a little piece of you? Are you tempted to go on strike until after the holidays? Not that you’d do anything that drastic… For therapy that works, take it to God in prayer. Peace […]

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Giving and Gratitude During Thanksgiving

Gratitude Thanksgiving

Family, friends, feast and football. Sound an awful lot like Thanksgiving? Yet, a peculiar aura surrounds Thanksgiving. Often, it is the ONE-day multitudinous people express their gratitude to God and each other. That’s a good thing. But there is much to do and even more to say to encourage people to dedicate a portion of each day for giving […]

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Today is World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day, which is officially celebrated on the 13th of November each month, is a day reserved for acts of kindness. Just one act of kindness has the potential to make a large difference – not just for one person, but for humanity – as a whole. This immensely popular day was created on November 13th of the year 1997, when […]

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Always Count Your Blessings

Count Your Blessings

Count your blessings. Express gratitude to God. Watch your blessings grow like bamboo. The positive side-effect of blessings is your overwhelming desire to give good stuff to other people. God, loves, loves, loves gratitude. When you accept blessings with joyful gratitude, they will grow exponentially. But, how do you begin to count your blessings? “Experts” tell […]

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