Christian living post, Thoughts

The Harder Kind of Kindness

Random acts of kindness are good things to do; no doubt about it. I love to watch random acts of kindness videos, and I enjoy randomly making a friend's day. It gives me a good feeling inside, and I usually get a smile in return. It generally feels good. Over the last several months, though,… Continue reading The Harder Kind of Kindness

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What Does “Making a Difference” Really Mean? (TheReb)

True worth is in being, not seeming,— In doing, each day that goes by, Some little good—not in dreamingOf great things to do by and by. For whatever men say in their blindness,And spite of the fancies of youth,  There's nothing so kingly as kindness,And nothing so royal as truth. -Alice Cary “I just want to make a… Continue reading What Does “Making a Difference” Really Mean? (TheReb)

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Repost: My Testimony

Happy Tuesday! Today I'm reposting an article from about a year ago titled "My Testimony". I hope my testimony inspires and encourages you all. It may not be glamorous, but it's full of evidence of God's amazing grace. -Rachel Tears streamed down my face. I had tried so hard to follow the rules and had… Continue reading Repost: My Testimony

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A Change of Focus

As COVID-19 ravages the globe, we're all stuck at home in quarantine… and I'm wondering how long my patience will last. During the next few weeks, siblings will get on our nerves, we'll get irritated at the lack of activity, and it will be difficult to not have angry outbursts. We also might stay disappointed… Continue reading A Change of Focus

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Satisfaction for Your Deepest Desires

"I would be happy if only (fill in blank)." What did you put in the blank? For some of you it might be a tight-knit friend group. For some of you it might be a job. Maybe you put "boyfriend" in the blank. We all have dreams. We dream about the future, and we wonder… Continue reading Satisfaction for Your Deepest Desires

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The BLESSING of an IMperfect Family

I was upset. We had always been the family getting compliments and the little kids receiving smiles for our good behavior in the grocery store. Now my little brother was throwing a fit, and my mom was punishing him in public. This time, we only received disapproving glances and stares. This was not the kind… Continue reading The BLESSING of an IMperfect Family

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Stop Trying

"Dear God, help me keep this attitude. I'm not feeling this way on my own." I was sitting in the car and turning over a question in my head. I was trying to balance romantic dreams with contentment in God's will. I was not thinking of a specific relationship, but I decided, nonetheless, that I… Continue reading Stop Trying

Book Review

Book Review:The Little Mermaid

You may have seen the Disney movie "The Little Mermaid," but have you ever read the original story?  Well if not, you really should!  The little mermaid has 5 sisters, her father is the king, and her grandmother is very proud of her granddaughters.  When the mermaids are 15 years of age, they are allowed to… Continue reading Book Review:The Little Mermaid