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Nov

30

Is Ghosting Someone A Good Thing Or A Bad Thing?

Nov 30 2023

I was watching this particular program and the lady turned and said to the man: “Are you ghosting me?” I had not heard that terminology before so I immediately went to Siri and asked: “What is ghosting?” And ghosting was defined as: “the appearance of a ghost or secondary image

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Nov

23

Staying Focused While Experiencing A Paradigm Shift

Nov 23 2023

As I recall an old song sung by the Winans’ called: “Bring Back the Days Of Yea and Nay,” the lyrics yet impress upon my soul.  Some of the lyrics in the song attested: “I remember when life was so simple, when what you did was right or what you

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Nov

10

Thanksgiving-we Celebrate It, But What Does It Mean!

Nov 10 2023

When I thought about the word thanksgiving and wondered why it was given this name, I broke the word down and found the word “thanksgiving” is formed by combining two words: “thanks and giving.” So, to understand and appreciate the word thanksgiving you must be willing to “give thanks” (switching

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Nov

2

Facing The Conundrums Of Life

Nov 2 2023

As I was preparing for a word for the ELC, I ran across the word conundrum. When I googled the word, it mentioned the movie: “Waiting To Exhale” was a conundrum. I have never seen the movie, but I’ve heard of it! It appears to be about the ups and

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Oct

26

 standing With Israel Or Falling From God

Oct 26 2023

One of the most familiar chapters in the Bible concerning the patriarch Abraham, and his initial call from God is Genesis 12:1-3. It says: “Now the Lord said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I

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Oct

19

Are You A Disciple Indeed?

Oct 19 2023

Everyone seems to admire winners! They applaud winners, give them special honors, awards, and trophies for their accomplishments. Winners are especially admired for their determination to reach their goals, no matter how difficult the journey or task may be. A winner is willing to face challenges and obstacles that compete

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Oct

12

Don’t Be Silent To The Truth

Oct 12 2023

Although silence can mean many things in interpersonal relationships, it is also ambiguous (i.e., unclear or inexact, or have a double meaning). It has been said silence can be expressed in different emotions ranging from “joy, happiness grief, embarrassment, anger, denial, fear, withdrawal, or love.” But when it comes to

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Sep

28

Order In The House

Sep 28 2023

Often in a court room, we hear the words: “Order in the court!” This means the judge is demanding all the people present in the court room to behave themselves. This statement is typically employed to restore order in situations where the court proceedings are being disrupted by unwarranted noise

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Sep

21

Power Of The Four

Sep 21 2023

I believe all numbers are relevant in our world today even though all of them don’t get the same recognition. But most people like the #1 because it speaks of a winner or uniqueness. The #2 represents unity or 2 are better than one because they have a good reward

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Sep

14

What’s Your Story

Sep 14 2023

Everybody has a story! And by having a story, I don’t mean “something you made up to make a bad situation look good.” But basically, it’s asking you to tell others about yourself by giving a brief history of your life. You can do this by sharing events in your

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Sep

7

A Time To Forget And Time To Remember

Sep 7 2023

It seems that there’s an art to remembering and forgetting! Remembering and forgetting, even though they seem like total opposites on the spectrum, they can still have very unifying powers. The word remember is used over 1200 times in the Bible and forget is used over 300 times. So, it’s

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Aug

31

The Greatness Of God Who Takes Pity On Us

Aug 31 2023

A few weeks ago, our Pastor, Prophet Owens preached from Psalm 103 and he emphasized verse 13 that really caught my attention. The KJV said: “Like as a father pitieth his children, So the LORD pitieth them that fear Him.” So, what is pity? I don’t think we always attribute

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Aug

24

Relationally Religious

Aug 24 2023

Sometimes we have so many buzz words they can buzz us right out of our foundation. A buzz word can be a “word or phrase, often an item of jargon, that is fashionable at a particular time or in a particular context.” It has been said buzz words often derive

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Aug

3

Philip, The Evangelist

Aug 3 2023

There are some people that do great works and achievements that you may not hear much about, but they are nevertheless as essential as the people whom we consider great or influential. One of those persons is Philip, the Evangelist in the book of Acts. He was not one of

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Jul

27

Are You A Kind Person?

Jul 27 2023

With all the wonderful attributes and titles we can give ourselves such as “I’m a good person, I’m a good Father or a good Mother; I’m educated, I’m a Christian, or maybe I’m a CEO of a company, a doctor, a lawyer, an engineer, a teacher, an architect, a pastor,

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Jul

20

Trouble That Inspires You To Inquire Of The Lord

Jul 20 2023

Most people when trouble arises in their lives, the first thing they want to know is how do I correct this or get resolution from this trouble. But, to truly resolve conflict, you should start with “honesty and clear communication.” Are you looking for the truth to resolve this conflict

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Jul

13

What Makes A Friend A Friend?

Jul 13 2023

I was reading an article in Business Insiders that was talking about “friends.” And I was surprised to find the results given after a poll. The question was asked: “How long does it take to become a friend?” The response given by the poll was: “It takes 40 to 60

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Jul

6

Accountability: Is It Really Necessary?

Jul 6 2023

Growing up, I would often hear the older saints say: “You’re going to have to give an account of the things you’ve done!” But as a child, I didn’t really understand exactly what that meant, but I did know, it was not something I did not want to get wrong

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Jun

29

Can You Be Trusted With Greatness Without Recognition And Remain Loyal?

Jun 29 2023

Back in the 60s there was a common street slang that said: “Give me my propers” which meant give me the respect or appreciation that I deserve for what I have done.” We live in a society where people can be so recognition oriented. Yes, I believe people should be

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Jun

22

With All That’s Going On, Stay Committed To God!

Jun 22 2023

We are living in such a tumultuous world, with all that’s going on, not only in the world but specifically in the church. Jesus predicted in Matthew 24:12 concerning the last days: “And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.” Matthew 24:12 (NIV) said it like

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