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Getting Off the Couch

Life is unfair. Just turn on the TV, read the paper, or look at the stats on the ‘net. Murder, war, suicide, disease, slavery, it’s everywhere. It’s hard to ignore, but if anyone could be the best at ignoring it, it would be us, the North American population. Everyday we …

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All It Takes Is One

Anti-bullying week has just passed and the feeling is still in the air. Late at night I got this strange feeling to write about my story and my experience with bullying. I tried to sleep it off but I couldn’t, it was like I had to write it right then …

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Spiritually Exhausted

I am tired. Yes, physically… but more so spiritually. I constantly call out to God asking him to renew me and bring me back to him. But nothing ever happens. This disturbed me, but I continued to trust that God would make everything better again. Lately I haven’t really had …

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Stop breathing. Start living

Lately life has been a huge mess of stress and doubt. Faith and my walk with God has not been a priority of mine. I have so little time for myself during the day, and having time for Jesus just doesn’t happen anymore. Why is this? Why does God allow …

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Locked Rooms

If there is another knock on the door, will you open it? If you open it and there is a poor man begging to you on your doorstep, would you be generous to him, or simply close the door? What if God appeared. Would you let Him in, or shrug …

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Pray for…

Today was a difficult, tragic, heartbreaking day for many people. There were 5 horrifying events that occurred around the world. First, two earthquakes, one in Japan and another in Mexico. Secondly, two bombings, one in Beirut, Lebanon and another in Baghdad, Iraq. And finally, the event that opened the eyes …

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“It’s Just A Movie”

Recently during my computers options we are supposed to be creating movie posters about movies that we all came up with and weren’t allowed to pick our own movie. Then one of the kids said in my class “What is a movie without violence and guns?” This got me thinking. …

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A reason to smile

Ever have those times where life seems so brutally hopeless, that you do not know where to turn? Or when you attempt to look for the positives, but the negativity of the world gets in the way, and you are back in the swing of feeling empty? Those couple sentences …

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Open your eyes

Lately I have been wondering about my faith. It seems to be staying in one place. I have been baptized, I love Jesus, I try to be a servant of him… So where do I go from here? What is my next step in faith? Don’t expect any big answers …

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Joy of Jesus

The other night as I was running on the track, I noticed a big group of people walking towards. I was a little intimidated at they came over. As they got nearer, I noticed that it was a group of people with some special needs. I occasionally see them at …

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