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To the Hopeless Heart: The Sun Will Rise Again

And then the sun rose again.Do you know the power of these words? Then, darling, I hope you rise with the morning to shine with hope. For those who know the power of the sunrisehave known the terrors of the night. And I hopeeach new day you rise to shineanyway. I first heard about sackcloth …

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Lift Up Your Eyes

Have you ever watched Charlotte’s Web?  On Wilbur’s worst day, Charlotte sings,  “Chin up, chin up Every little time your spirits wilt Chin up, chin up Give your attitude an upward tilt Twinkle, sparkle Make a little fun begin You’ll be on the right side Looking at the bright side Up with your chinny chin …

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Thorns of Suffering in the Life of a Rose

The day Adam and Eve sinned, they were marked with a curse of hardship, thorns, and death. And this curse spread to each of us… Have you wondered why Christians suffer? If Christ rescued us from sin’s curse, why do we still experience pain and hardship? In part one of this article series, The Curse …

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Thorns of Sin in the Life of a Rose

Once I wondered if we could really be free from sin in heaven. It seemed too good to be true.  Have you ever asked yourself why you couldn’t be perfect right now? I have. It is so frustrating to keep doing the sins that you hate! Why do Christians still sin? Did God make a …

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What I Learned from Job During Quarantine

Coronavirus and quarantine have changed our lives. They trashed our schedules and taught us the value of digitized communication. We have faced sickness, isolation, loneliness, and depression. Finally, quarantine has given us many opportunities to question God and his goodness in trials. One striking example of suffering in the Bible is Job’s life. The book …

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