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September Spotlight: I AM MaKalah

I heard this quote recently, and it says, “It doesn’t matter what YOU call me but it does matter what I answer to.” It taught me that people only see you how they choose to define you, but it doesn’t mean that you have to accept that identity. One of the greatest fears that I […]

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Almost Is Not Enough

Good Morning Beautiful,  Do you remember when the biggest thing floating on the internet was the kids’ candy challenge? You saw parents placing candy in front of their children and give them the option of having all of the candy when they return or eating one or two before they leave? It’s funny because many […]

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There Are No Triumphs Without Trials

“And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.” ‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭5:10‬ ‭NIV Good Morning Beautiful, Do you remember in school how you would spend hours studying and reviewing notes for […]

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Where is your security rooted?

And thou shalt be secure, because there is hope; Yea, thou shalt dig about thee, and thou shalt take thy rest in safety Job11:18 Good Morning Beautiful, This morning I want to talk to you about something that I feel God has been dealing with in my heart. Lately, I have been experiencing this rush […]

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Crawl. Walk. Run.

Do you see what this means–all these pioneers who blazed the way, all these veterans cheering us on? It means we’d better get on with it. Strip down, start running–and never quit! No extra spiritual fat, no parasitic sins. Keep your eyes on Jesus, who both began and finished this race we’re in. Study how […]

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Past Hurts: Don’t turn to a pillar of salt

And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed. But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.” Genesis 19: […]

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A Moment In Time: This is just for a season

For perhaps he therefore departed for a season, that thou shouldest receive him for ever;Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the flesh, and in the Lord? Philemon 1:15-16 Good Morning Beautiful, One of my favorite seasons of the […]

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When Correction is more Important than Comfort

A spoken reprimand is better than approval that’s never expressed. Proverbs 27:5 MSG Good Morning Beautiful,  When I was first entering high school, I decided to try out for the marching band color guard. They first opened up during the tryouts by asking, ” Can you take constructive criticism?” So, my answer was, of course, […]

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What Is Your Delight?

How can a young person live a clean life? By carefully reading the map of your Word. I’m single-minded in pursuit of you; don’t let me miss the road signs you’ve posted. I’ve banked your promises in the vault of my heart so I won’t sin myself bankrupt. Be blessed, God; train me in your […]

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The Supernatural Powers of Peace

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14:27 Good Morning Beautiful, The more that I grow in my relationship with Christ, the more I began to value God’s presence and […]