The Art Of Christian Living

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“A word after a word after a word is power.”–Margaret Atwood A writer brings words to life, and those words have the power to elevate another life. A reader is invited into the writer’s world – familiar, comforting, inspiring, or encouraging. That power is why a Christian writer ought to pray and reflect upon his/her …

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She only wishes to stands outBut bends to validationAll she desires is human applauseShe grinds from sun down to sun up  Just to receive the stamp She was crowned with clout  Received relentless admirationFrom public squares with no flawsAny challenge begun, she won the cupThey archived her feats as a champ Now that she lost …

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“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumblebee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”– Ashley Smith Don’t wait for people to approve or believe in you before you take action. It is your …

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How to Renew the ‘MIND’  Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8 The power of the mind is a well-known concept to pastors, athletes, motivational speakers, politicians, etc,. Having a …

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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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“I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” Mark 9:24 Doubt comes more often than not to steal our joy, and leave us in confusion. Sometimes it leaves us wondering about the truth of scriptures we read from the Bible. Yet honest doubt comes from deep thinking. There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe …

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This being human is a guest house. Every morning is a new arrival. A joy, a depression. A meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor…Welcome and entertain them all. Teach each guest honorably. The dark thought, the shame, the malice, them at the door laughing, and invite them in. Be grateful for whoever …

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Wellness is a philosophy of living that can help people live a more satisfying, productive, and happy life. Peggy Swarbrick The beginning of the year brings many goals and resolutions for incorporating Wellness to reduce daily stressors and anxiety. The ancient Greeks understood this concept, and often went to temples to find relief from stress, …

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Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone’s task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it. Viktor E. Frankl To live a meaningful life, you must know that …

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When all else drifts away beneath the surface, and I am left with nothing Let hope be the anchor that holds me grounded When all my fantasies become my disappointments, and I am unable to daydream again Let hope carry me to the land of dreamers and let me be surrounded When all my trust …

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