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Cancer is tough to live with, but God makes a way

These days, it seems like everyone knows someone who has been afflicted with some kind of cancer.  My 90 plus year old father-in-law has had a slow-growing prostate cancer for years that fairly recently metastasized to his spine.  He is … Continue reading

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Life is Tough, but God makes a Way through Prayer: Hannah

You’ll find Hannah’s story in the first book of Samuel beginning in the first chapter. Hannah was one of two wives in her household, and she was her husband’s favorite even though she was barren. She lived with verbal abuse … Continue reading

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When life gets tough, God gives you scriptures to live by

No doubt about it, life can get very tough.  You can become ill, lose your job, lose your home or lose your precious feeling of being safe.  Seems like you are always in crisis mode.  It’s at times like these … Continue reading

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Life is tough when scars run deep, but God makes ways to cope

Life hurts.  Hurts leave scars.  If you’ve been abused like me, your scars run very deep.  Sometimes I think the scars have healed over and won’t burst open again, but things have a way of penetrating and piercing those scars … Continue reading

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Living God’s promises can be tough, but He makes a way

God gave us promises in His word to encourage us to keep moving forward in our walk with Him.  Pastor G and I know how good a thing that is because our hardship list looks somewhat like the Apostle Paul’s.  … Continue reading

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Living with change is hard, but God makes a way, #3

How quickly things can change in a life!  I just received an urgent prayer request for someone who sustained a serious head injury while being involved in an accident.  In an instant, that person went from being fully functional to … Continue reading

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Living with change is hard, but God makes a way, #2

Scripture is filled with people who faced change and their reactions to it.  People like David, who was anointed by the prophet Samuel to be king.  David immediately returned to the fields as a shepherd and later was pursued by … Continue reading

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