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Your Word, by Shirley Ann Washam


In sorrow, I look to it for comfort. In fear, I look to it for peace. When I feel alone and abandoned, It assures me You will never leave.   In pain, I look to it for healing. In need, … Continue reading

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“Jesus Calling”


EXPECT TO ENCOUNTER ADVERSITY in your life, remembering that you live in a deeply fallen world. Stop trying to find a way that circumvents difficulties. The main problem with an easy life is that it masks your need for Me. … Continue reading

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All Things Work Together For Our Good!


“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.” (Romans 8:28 MKJV) When we find ourselves discouraged and upset by life’s often unpleasant or stressful … Continue reading

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He’s Already There!!! This is a video of just a snippet of my testimony about God’s faithfulness through my family’s recent trials, as well me sharing a song by Casting Crowns. Yes, I’m singing. Just listen to the words and … Continue reading

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His Promises ARE FOR YOU!!


Have you ever looked back over your life, maybe the whole thing or even only the most recent months or years, and see the unmistakable hand of our Almighty God moving and orchestrating miraculous events in your favor? If you … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. or Mrs. Fix-It,


Do you ever find your mind stubbornly fixed on negative things and no matter how hard you try to refocus onto something nice and positive, the negative thoughts sneak right back in there before you even know what happened? That … Continue reading

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Complete Surrender


We all struggle with discouragement, suffer loss and feel grief. We are sometimes overtaken by fear and doubt. There have been, and will be again, times when we are fearful and feel our faith falter in the wake of some … Continue reading

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The Hammer, the File and the Furnace


“It was the enraptured Rutherford who said in the midst of very painful trials and heartaches: ‘Praise God for the hammer, the file, and the furnace!’ Let’s think about that. The hammer is a useful and handy instrument. It is … Continue reading

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