Archive for the hope Tag

Taking for Granted vs. Taking with Gratitude

It’s a familiar story. But it still has the power to change your thinking. Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room.One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room’s only window. The other man had to spend all
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Bring Nothing Today

My Dad's spiritual father (my "spiritual grandfather?") sends out this daily email called "Dear Friends." He finds insight in words and linking them to THE Word, which I find so fun. I thought this gem was worth reproducing in its entirety. He asks,     "what can I possibly contribute to the Lord this morning or any morning?" Read the email below,
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It Starts Today

Today. The word carries such power.  Today! It's what you make it. What will you do with it? How will you use it? Does it compel you to suit up, face your fears, believe the evidence that it will pass so soon, and seize it while you can? Do you hear the voices calling out from the picture on the
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