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5 Ways to Renew Your Prayer Life This Fall

5 Ways to Renew Your Prayer Life This Fall

As summer slips away and we get ready to step into autumn, we notice a shift taking place all around us. School has begun for students of all ages. Relaxed days transform into steady routines. Hot, humid temperatures are replaced by a crispness in the air. And perhaps there is even a tinge of crimson on the green trees. Fall Welcomes Change As we observe the seasons moving from one to another, we welcome the refreshing changes that fall promises….

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The Day I Learned: I Do Not Suffer Alone

The Day I Learned: I Do Not Suffer Alone

Walking into my doctor’s office, I was filled with tentative hope that this follow-up visit would bring me one step closer to healing. Chronic health issues were taking a toll on my whole person — body, mind, and spirit. I knew I needed help. But the medications I was trying were not making a dent in my overall well-being. In fact, the latest one seemed to make me feel worse. As I gave my name to the receptionist, the look…

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Thoughts: Think Happy Ones

Thoughts: Think Happy Ones

We have reached the end of our third week of this 31-days series on Resetting the Rhythms of Life. I continue to be so grateful that we are on this journey together! As we end this week of refocusing our attention, let’s review what we covered over the past seven days. We paid attention to the self-care and soul-care habits that will help us reset the rhythms of our life: sleep, relaxation techniques, ways to glorify God that also care…

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Reminders: Oh, How We Need Them

Reminders: Oh, How We Need Them

Welcome to Day 20 of Resetting the Rhythms of Life! Today, we are going to remember all the ways the Lord reminds us of His love, mercy, peace, grace, and strength. Because just like reminders of an upcoming birthday party, meeting at church, or next week’s doctor appointment, we need reminders from the Holy Spirit to keep us focused and attentive on what matters most. Scripture Reading Take a few moments to quiet your heart. Breathe in and out. Read…

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Press On: Remaining Faithful to the Good Things

Press On: Remaining Faithful to the Good Things

Yesterday, we focused on the very real things that weigh us down. Not just our busy schedule or hectic pace of life. But the things we can’t control but we have to endure … I pray you were able to find some hope in the present moment … to remember that God is WITH you in the midst of it. He offers strength, refuge, and companionship at every moment of our lives … Today, Day 19 of Resetting the Rhythms of Life,…

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Eternal Perspective: Enduring Slight Afflictions

Eternal Perspective: Enduring Slight Afflictions

Welcome to Day 18 of Resetting the Rhythms of Life. In our quest to refocus our attention on self-care or soul-care, let us spend a little time being present to the things that truly weigh us down … the things that are chronic … the things that are too big for us to handle alone. Let’s remember that we’re not alone! The Lord is with us! He fights for us, as we still our hearts and rest in His love….

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Finding Strength: Persevering in the Middle

Finding Strength: Persevering in the Middle

As we enter Day 17 of Resetting the Rhythms of Life, we’re going to check in … Where we were, where we are, and where we want to go. Scripture Reading Take a few moments to quiet your heart. Breathe in and out. Read today’s Scripture verse. “I can do all this through him who strengthens me.” — Philippians 4:13 After reading the verse once, read it one or two more times. What stands out to you? A word, feeling,…

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