The Art Of Christian Living

Exploring & Sharing Life | Lessons | Experiences

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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Press on, God, Beginning, Ending

Hold fast, keep on pressing in spite of low tide Each storm eventually must bend  But the storm breaker shall turn the river aside Every beginning has an ending already penned Therefore, press on and let time stand by your side You shall arrive, even when things seem at an end  I will press on—moving …

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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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Simple, Easy, God, Solutions, Answers

Naaman’s servants went to him and said, “My father, if the prophet had told you to do some great thing, would you not have done it? How much more, then, when he tells you, ‘Wash and be cleansed’!”  2 Kings 5:13 When Maria mentioned feeling stressed and weak, her friend Eva advised her to go to …

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Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. – William James Lying dormant is not our default, we were created to strive for something. Motivation helps us to take action for the betterment of our lives.  Though our actions may not always bring the desired results – happiness, pleasure, advancement …

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Praise God, Praise Him, Worship

I’ll pour out my heartPraise you like never beforeThough I’m in the midst of the stormWhere my past looked betterAnd my future boasts of greener grassYet, my heart shall praise youRight in the middle, where I am “Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in …

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Faith, God, Hope

Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Ephesians 6:13 It’s easy to say that our faith won’t falter when life is going smoothly, but it’s harder to say so when you’re …

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Board Games

Today I want to bless a few of you with something playful yet important for your mental health. Playing board games helps keep your mind youthful and active for people of all ages. We do not stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing! Benjamin Franklin Mental and Emotional Health …

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