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6 Top Things That Can Destroy Your Marriage (and what can help)

I’ve been a pastor and I’ve counseled couples for several years. I’ve found the following things can obliterate marriages. Dishonesty- maybe you’ve heard, “a person who can be counted on for the little things can be counted on for the big things.” That’s true when it comes to telling the truth. If you constantly bend

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What Are you Afraid Of?

Let’s be honest: we all have fears—and yours aren’t the same as mine. (I say we all have them because I don’t know of anyone who exercised perfect faith, all the time.) I recall seeing or reading a Jerry Seinfeld routine in which he was talking about a list of people’s “Top Ten Fears.” On

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8 Affirmations to Say Every Morning Before Getting Up

Guest post by Liz Dziva-Zimbabwe Affirmations work wonders. They calm your body, release stress and give you large doses of confidence and happiness. Especially positive affirmations first thing in the morning! (Pray first wamutswa naMwari not ne alarm) 1. I am feeling healthy and strong today. 2. I have all that I need to make

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2 Things to Help You Find Love

I’m not talking about the love Johnny Lee sings about in Urban Cowboy in, “Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places.” I mean genuine love that supports, defends, and stands by you at all times. It can be found in a friend, a spouse, or another family member. The message of love is strong,

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5 Benefits of Being Hope-Filled

Where are you today? Are you living the life you want to live? Are you fulfilling your God-given mission and purpose in life? Do you have your core values, your dreams and goals, and your purpose statement written down and in plain sight? Or…are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, depressed, guilty for your past mistakes, or

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The One Word That Can Change Your Life

How many times have you been told, “don’t forget lunch,” or “don’t forget the birthday,” or how about, “don’t forget where you parked your car?” The world is full of negative messages and even well-meaning parents, grandparents, co-workers, or friends can innocently speak words of doom and failure into us. Here’s the truth: our brains

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Keys to Longevity

Uncle Henry lived to be 102 years old. When he was 101, I asked him, “what’s the secret to your longevity?” He answered without hesitation, “manual labor.” Henry lived on a farm and he planted and worked his own garden way into his 90s. He was a devout follower of Jesus, who lived his faith

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8 Sure Ways to Stay Well

1) Be proactive and protective of your health. It is an asset so give your body, mind, and soul the respect it deserves. 2) Take precautions if you feel something “coming on.” Drink lots of clean water and avoid foods that “stop-up your plumbing.” Avoid stressful situations as much as possible. 3) Minimize your use

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A Checklist to Help You Relate to God

Sometimes I hear people say that they don’t think God cares about them or that they just can’t relate to God. Check the following out and practice relating. Then you will see evidence of God in your everyday life. ✓Believe that God loves you no matter what. He created you and even when you screw-up,

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