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 For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Ephesians 2:10 NIV


Lighten the Load: How to Help Others Who Need Help

Posted on October 25, 2018 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

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When my first husband was in his last couple of weeks before passing on to eternity with God, we needed our sofa moved so he could finally have a hospital bed to sleep on. He had been sleeping on our sofa because he was unable to take the stairs. I asked around at the gym, where I worked as a personal trainer, for help to get the sofa moved to upstairs. Two co-wor...

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Temptations: It All Started with One Bite

Posted on September 19, 2018 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

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Read: Genesis 3

Key Verse: 1 Corinthians 10:13, “No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. Bu...

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Encore! post, "Lessons from Chipping Ice"

Posted on August 21, 2018 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (1)

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This Encore post first appeared on Totally Fit 4 Life's website in April 2015. All work in this post is my own. It was an interesting read since we are almost finished with our house and will move in this fall. I hope it encourages you.

In the thumb of Michigan, w...

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Finding Balance in a Hyper-Drive World

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

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When I loaded the washer with towels and sheets today, I made sure I distributed them evenly in the washer tub, added detergent and softener, put the lid down, then started it. All went well as the 'swish, swish" sound blended in the background. After a while, I suddenly heard, "THUMP, THUMP, THUMP". I hurried to the laundry room to see my washer b...

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A Supernatural Act

Posted on May 25, 2018 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

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Read:" target="_blank">Acts 2:1-41

Focus Verse: Acts 1:8 “ you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on ...

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Encore Post: Nailed! The Victory Song of Deborah

Posted on May 16, 2018 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Jezreel Valley, taken from the vantage point of the Canaanite stronghold. Photo by Charlaine Martin. copyright 2017. All rights reserved.

Background of Megiddo

When we visited Tel Megiddo, a large hill with a flat-topped surface (Tel), layered with about 20 different levels of civilization span...

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Working Tirelessly in a World Bent on Burnout

Posted on May 11, 2018 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

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Main passage: Matthew 11:15-30

Key Verse: Isaiah 40:31 NKJV

"But th...

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Asking for God's "Yes!"

Posted on May 4, 2018 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Main Passage: 1 John 5:1-25 NIV


Focus Verse: This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have wh...

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Life Transformation: Living Faith

Posted on April 27, 2018 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)


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Main Verse: John 3:1-21

Focus Verse: John 14:23-24

When a group from my church went to Israel last Fall, I was impres...

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Encore Post: Shades of Grey is the New Black

Posted on April 18, 2018 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

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Originally posted May 27, 2015 on Totally Fit 4 Life's website. All work is my own.

Main Passage: 2 Kings 1

Focus Verse: 1 John 1:5

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