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3 vital steps to ensure a healthy heart

I love being with happy people! There is something so contagious about their joyful and fun filled lives. On the other hand, I avoid the company of miserable and bitter people. They are not pleasant to be around. Why? Because generally they are full of complaints, their countenance is dark and they exude an atmosphere […]

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Keys to controlling your thought life

We all battle with our thought life to some extent. Here is a very helpful Bible study compiled by Vicky Chilvers giving some keys to controlling your thought life. Imagine you are helping a psychologist, minister or emotions coach compile a book on Thought Life. What five chapters would you like to see in the […]

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Persistence

May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. – 2 Thessalonians 3:5 I spent almost two decades in Asia where haggling for a good price was a sport. I loved the thrill of going back and forth with the shopkeeper until I wore them down and I was walking away with a […]

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How to have a good day

Some days just start off wrong: the alarm didn’t go off; the milk for breakfast is sour and you can’t find your car keys. By the time you are out the door you have stood on the dog; fought with your spouse; screamed at your children and all you can think of is the mountain […]

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A hole in it!

The following is a devotional birthed out of recording artist Kim Hill’s personal story, written to help single parents guide their children through the fallout of divorce. Divorce is experienced by children as a devastating event When children experience their parents’ divorce, no matter how old they are, it’s a devastating event. When asked how […]

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Perseverance

You’ve probably read the story of Hannah in the Bible (see 1 Samuel chapter 1). Hannah was a woman who struggled with perseverance not only physically, but emotionally as well. The Bible tells us God had closed her womb. Her husband Elkanah had another wife, Peninnah, who in turn had several children. This meant that […]

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The Holy of Holies

Which room in your home is your favourite? Researchers once surveyed people about their favourite room in the house. The top answer was the kitchen. People love that one. Perhaps yours is the kitchen too, or maybe somewhere else? Most husbands said theirs was the bedroom. Moms of young children said their favourite room was […]

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To all the women going grey

I got my first grey hair when I was 28 I was in a new job at a boys’ school and young enough for those boys to think I was quite sexy. I was on a honeymoon high after nine wild-and-free months working and travelling in Europe with my man. And that grey hair horrified […]

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What I have learned on the cancer journey with my husband

I have been on a cancer journey with my husband for 8 years In fact, in the space of 10 days, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, my wonderful father died, and my daughter lost a long awaited IVF pregnancy. It was a traumatic time. To his credit, my husband is a very determined man. […]

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