Posts Tagged busyness of life

Words of Encouragement

Words of Encouragement

Lately, life seems out of control! B-U-S-Y. And as I talk with others, they’re feeling the same way. You may be feeling stressed today – a health issue, finances, a difficult relationship, job, responsibilities, family, a loss, or just being pulled in multiple directions. When I feel this way, the best thing I can do is sit down and meditate on God’s Word. His words calm and soothe in every situation in life. So, today,

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Doing vs Being

Doing vs Being

Last summer I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Judy Dunagan, a previous Women’s Ministry director. She had served in that role for many years, keeping busy teaching women’s Bible studies, planning conferences, and encouraging other women to put their hope in Jesus. She shares on her website, “But in the midst of all that out-of-breath-serving-Him-busyness­, I realized that I missed Him.” She prayed to the Lord, “I’m so busy serving You,

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Prayer: Ritual or Relationship?

Prayer: Ritual or Relationship?

How would you describe your prayer life? Is prayer a special part of your day? Do you protect and cherish that time, or do you just go through the motions so you can check it off your to-do list? Is prayer an obligation or a necessity for you? Have you made it a ritual, or is it about the relationship? Martyn Lloyd-Jones wrote in his book, Studies in the Sermon on the Mount: “Prayer is

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