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“Managing Your Fears with the Help of God” by Stan Popovich

Dealing with fear and anxiety can be very difficult. As a result, using the help of God can be very effective in managing your fears. With this in mind, here are some suggestions on how a person can use the help of God in his or her own struggles. The first step a person should …

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“With Faith Like Hers” by Carol Peterson

Carol Peterson, author, has written Bible study books to help us learn about some of the women of the Bible, including Eve, Esther, Ruth, Mary, and Elizabeth. All of her study guides are available from Ruby’s Reading Corner.

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“Let Go and Let God” by Laura L. Zimmerman

This past week we said goodbye to my thirteen-year-old daughter as she left on a class trip for Boston. It was not only the furthest she’d ever been away from us – three hundred and seventy two miles, to be exact – but also for the longest period of time – four days. When we …

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Be You-tifully Flower

“Be-YOU-tifully YOU-nique” by Mary Dolan Flaherty

Only you can do that. There is no competition to be the best you because no one else qualifies. The only competition is the one you set for yourself. Or against yourself.

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Boy Sand

“It Took a Five-year-Old” by Vicki Killion

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.   Proverbs 3:5-6 It was two days before his fifth birthday when we got him – our first foster child. We were as nervous as firs- time parents of …

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Father's Day Recipes

“Dad’s Day Delights” by Marilyn Lesniak

The month of June announces the true beginning of summer! And the most important celebration in the month of June is Father’s Day. Give Dad a break on his special day, and serve up a few of these “masculine” dishes with recipes from Marilyn’s Treats.

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“Reconciliation” by Sharon L. Patterson

God’s heart in reconciliation is the reestablishment of fellowship with Him and with others. It is produced by Godly sorrow that leads to repentance and accountability. It is greater than the expulsion of our “guilt” against God or another person. Sometimes, the expression of “I’m sorry” is said simply to relieve the conscience. Without action, the one with whom reconciliation needs to be made may see such an apology as insincere. Godly sorrows’ profound affect comes from knowing the pain we have caused God or others and wanting to make the necessary steps to repair the relationship.

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Bible Study: Book of Esther

One of our favorite authors, Carol Peterson, has written several Bible study books on women in the Bible. One of her Bible studies is on the Book of Esther, and she is graciously sharing those lessons with us in the coming weeks. We would love to include you in our weekly Bible study lessons! Please visit our Bible study group for weekly lessons. A new lesson will be available every Monday for the next 27 weeks.

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Beauty from Pain

“Beauty from Pain” by Stacy Lee Flury

As parents of teens in crisis, all we see is pain.  That pain is evident through our teen’s struggles and hurts, through their mental illness, disorders, and addictions.  We also see that same pain directed towards us through the avenues of their behavior.   It is often very difficult to handle and we get emotionally and …

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“Between the Lines” Blog Series

Looking to connect with a few new bloggers? Searching for inspiration, wisdom, and advice while making new friends? Check out the “Between the Lines” Blog Series, sponsored by Katherine’s Corner.

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