The Art Of Christian Living

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Guard, Work, Heart,

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4:23 Hannah works as a paralegal in a very busy law firm and prides herself as a reliable confidante. It is a large law firm consisting of 17 attorneys with 22 Paralegals and legal assistants. Everyone eats lunch at the firm cafeteria where …

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Lonely Places, Growth, God, World

The universe unfolds, enormousYet overflows with lonely placesMany unseen or unheard of before usAs we journey through life’s spaces How can a world so big lack conformanceEach of us fighting to leave more tracesTo be known as the most popular in the chorusForgetting to look at what’s before our faces Engulfed in senseless contentious performanceBlindsided …

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Comfort, Help, Trouble, God

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Alias grew up an only child with few friends. …

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You can dance in the storm. Don’t wait for the rain to be over before because it might take too long. You can do it now. Wherever you are, right now, you can start, right now; this very moment. Israelmore Ayivor Whatever you were planning for July, do it now. Don’t let current uncertainties stop …

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Life, Company, Together,

The birds flock in concert And harmonize their chorus Each with a measure of space In tune with the ensemble In life, we need each other to survive and create. When a predator sees a group of birds it knows success won’t come easily. If you attack one you face the wrath of all. Another’s …

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Perseverance, Faithful, Education, God

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.” Philippians 1:6 Halima can’t stop talking about going to America after her acceptance. All day and night she dreams about independent student life in America. Mom, I can’t wait …

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Fitting, Belonging, Belief, Fit in

The world thinks I’m ignorant Because my belief is unfathomable  My culture says I’m lostBecause I don’t hold their superstitions  The religious think I’m lukewarm For believing that “Grace” and “Truth” can mingle And the Word (Christ) became flesh, and lived among us; and we [actually] saw His glory, glory as belongs to the [One and] only begotten Son of …

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Distractions, Trials, Purpose, Hard Times,

I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways. Psalm 119:15 It is almost impossible to avoid some form of distraction from your dreams or normal life, and to wish for a life without any distractions is like a caterpillar wishing to fly without going through the whole transformation progress. Some …

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Rejection, Fear, God, Accepted

For the Lord will not reject his people; he will never forsake his inheritance. Psalms 94:14 Abby’s cheerleading team just won a national high school competition. Everyone was celebrating and hugging each other; “We did it, we won! How cool is that?” Abby went straight to the locker room to change and do math homework …

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Joy, Peace,

She chose joy as her armor, todayAnd wears her smiles in the tempest Her mind agrees to become her comradeBecause she takes charge like an empress Pain, fear, anxiety coalesced against herBut she silenced them like an enchantress For her soul finds its safety on the joy of the LordAnd her courage is absolutely relentless …

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