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Faith of a Child

Authored by worknmom on Sun, Feb 24 2008 - 07:11 AM

Normally, when I see the phrase "faith like a child", I think of a no worry attitude.  The purely innocent and determined belief that everything will be okay because God will take care of it.  My nephew, about 3 or 4 at the time, displayed a perfect example of this years ago when my uncle was in the intensive care unit after having a ...

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Why are the Bad Guys Always Winning?

Authored by worknmom on Sat, Feb 23 2008 - 06:28 AM

Even the most upbeat person can watch the news or read a newspaper a few days in a row and get a little discouraged.  "Bad news" is all around us.  I don't know about you, but I sometimes question it.  Why?  Why did God let that happen?  Why are the bad guys always winning?  As a child, I was taught never to question God and I took that ...

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Prayer Request

Authored by worknmom on Tue, Feb 19 2008 - 07:42 PM

I am need of some prayer support.My Mom is suffering from terrible stress, anxiety and depression.  She has had these tendancies her whole life.  It is a bit of a family "curse" I suppose.  But things have been really bad lately.  She is a Christian and the most giving and loving person that I know but she cannot seem to shake these ...

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Building a Highway

Authored by worknmom on Sat, Feb 16 2008 - 10:34 AM

......In the desert prepare the way for the Lord; make straight in the wilderness a highway for our God.  Every valley shall be raised up, every mountain and hill made low; the rough ground shall become level, the rugged places a plain.  And the glory of the Lord will be revealed, and all mankind together will see it.  For the mouth of the Lord ...

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Sneak Attacks

Authored by worknmom on Wed, Feb 13 2008 - 05:12 PM

As I read blogs and even look in my own life and the lives of my family members, I see the work of Satan.  Sickness, death, finances, addictions, stress, heartache, problem after problem. We all know we are in a battle and Satan loves to set up roadblocks for us and he loves to destroy our influence on others.  He wants to keep us distracted so ...

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Seek His Face

Authored by worknmom on Mon, Feb 11 2008 - 07:22 PM

As I was driving home from work today, the below scriptures can to mind.  I started to think about their deeper meaning and I just knew it was supposed to be the focus of my next blog.  Look to the Lord and His strength; seek His face always. 1 Chron 16:11My heart says of you, seek His face!  Your face Lord, I will seek.  Psalm 27:8Why His face?  ...

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Reach for the Son and Let Him Reign

Authored by worknmom on Sun, Apr 20 2008 - 09:15 AM

On Friday during my lunch break, I went out to the parking lot to walk and pray.  It was a gorgeous day.  The first sunny, rain-free day we've had in a while.  The wind was blowing gently.  The sun was bright.  The sky was a beautiful blue, with little while clouds that honestly appeared to be brushed stroked on a canvas in the perfect places ...

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Where are You?

Authored by worknmom on Sat, Jan 19 2008 - 09:17 AM

I've heard or seen this scripture in multiple places over the last two weeks.  As usual, I always know that means God has an important message for me.  And the Lord God called to the man, "Where are you?" Genesis 3:9THe background: Adam and Eve and in the Garden.. They have eaten the forbidden fruit.  Suddenly they are ashamed and they ...

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Turn to Me

Authored by worknmom on Sun, Jan 06 2008 - 07:12 PM

Turning your head away from something important even for a moment can have big consequences. If any of you have children, you know that sometimes you can turn your eyes away from them just a few quick seconds and they either get hurt or get into something they shouldn't!  When driving a car, you can turn your head away from the road for just a ...

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Praise Report on VIctoria Faith

Authored by worknmom on Fri, Jan 04 2008 - 06:19 PM

I've been reading blogs for over an hour now!  I was blessed by each and every one!  This has been a tough year for me personally but I have also been very blessed.  One of the ways I have been blessed is by all of my friends here at Praize.  You've been very encouraging to me and very often your BLOGS are a word to me from Jesus and I thank you ...

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Authored by worknmom on Sat, Jan 12 2008 - 06:27 AM

Life is full of choices....  You choose what to eat for breakfast.  You choose the clothing you put on in the morning.  In most cultures, you choose your mate.  You make almost constant choices all throughout the day ever day. When you make a choice between 2 or more things, you are essentially "exchanging" one for the other.  For ...

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3 Simple Things

Authored by worknmom on Wed, Dec 26 2007 - 07:18 PM

I missed my "quiet time" this morning.  Slept right through it!  I must have hit my alarm clock 10 times or more.  I felt awful about it.  Needless to say, my day just didn't go right from that point on.   I felt myself slipping to old worries, fretting about this and that, feeling a little down about Christmas being "over" and ...

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LIfe is NOT Like a Box of Chocolates!

Authored by worknmom on Sat, Dec 22 2007 - 10:14 PM

Mama always said, "Life is like a box of chocolates.  You never know what your gonna get."  A much repeated line by Forrest Gump in the movie.Well, let the records state--I disagree! If life were like a box of chocolates, we'd have a lot more fun.  I mean there are not many bad things one can say about chocolate!  If life were like a box ...

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Update on Baby Victoria Faith

Authored by worknmom on Thu, Dec 06 2007 - 07:15 PM

When two or more or gathered in His name...... miracles happen!  Thank you all for your prayers!!!  God has honored our prayers and has been continuing to work miracles in little baby Victoria Faith. The doctors had initially told the parents that she would need multiple surgeries and that she would likely be in the hospital for 6 months.  A baby ...

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Claim Him and Lame him

Authored by worknmom on Fri, Nov 30 2007 - 07:39 AM

I think we all would agree that we are in a constant battle with Satan.  He attempts to use our circumstances, our weaknesses, our hopes and our fears to destroy our Faith and weaken our Spirit.  His favorite place to fight us is in our minds--our thoughts and our reactions.  He wishes to cloud our minds with confusion, fear, hopelessness, anguish, ...

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Urgent Prayer Request

Authored by worknmom on Sat, Nov 24 2007 - 06:44 AM

Someone I care deeply about just got some life-changing, devasting news. Truly, her feet have been knocked out from under her and she is completely emotionally distraught and feels helpless and hopeless.  She needs guidance and direction from the One and Only that can get her through this.  She is on her knees at the cross begging for His Help.   ...

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Trapped and Waiting

Authored by worknmom on Thu, Nov 22 2007 - 06:42 PM

Have you ever been eager to get out of a place or a situation to the point that you almost make yourself miserable?  You can't think about anything else.  You lose all focus except for your desire to "get out".  You pray and pray for the situation to change or for the doors to open to the new place and it just doesn't seem to happen.  I ...

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Two Cooks in the Kitchen = Trouble!

Authored by worknmom on Wed, Nov 14 2007 - 07:06 PM

My 15 year old daughter cooked dinner for us tonight.  She picked a recipe out of my Rachel Ray cookbook.  She made her list and I took her to the grocery store.  We bought all the items she needed and after our evening walk she set out to prepare the meal.  She wanted to do it all on her own, but she wanted me to "hang-out" in the ...

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He Stepped Down from the Cross

Authored by worknmom on Sun, Nov 11 2007 - 03:30 PM

I know that I have already blogged once today but God has really laid it on my heart to put this out here.  The other night I had a vision.  I say it was a vision because it was so clear and memorable--an image etched in my mind.  I woke up in the night and this is what I saw....  I saw myself kneeling at the alter in a church.  I had my face in ...

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2007-11-11 11:19:19

Authored by worknmom on Sun, Nov 11 2007 - 11:19 AM

I've just finished reading the book of Joshua.  There is a lot of good stuff in there!  If you have never read it or if its been awhile, I enourage you to read it again and while you are reading look for special messages God has in it just for you! I've gotten a lot of it in the last few days.  One message God has sent to me through Joshua's story ...

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I'm Ready for the Walls to Fall!

Authored by worknmom on Fri, Nov 09 2007 - 07:43 PM

March around the city once with all the armed men.  Do this for six days.  Have seven priests carry trumpets of rams' horns in front of the ark.  On the seventh day, march around the city seven times with the priests blowing the trumpets.  When you hear them sound a long blast on the trumpets, have all the people give a loud shout then the wall of ...

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Prayers Needed

Authored by worknmom on Mon, Nov 05 2007 - 08:26 PM

I don't have any funny stories or inspirational message tonight.  Tonight I just want to ask for your prayers.  I have a few prayer requests.  I feel sad and overwhelmed.  I'm tired and I just want to see a breakthrough.  My prayer requests: *  Unspoken for me personally.  God knows what it is, just please pray that He will give me the answers I ...

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Freedom in the Law

Authored by worknmom on Sat, Oct 27 2007 - 08:28 AM

When I think about "laws", I think about things that are forbidden, restrictions, things you cannot do.  You cannot drive over 65 mph on the Interstate.  You cannot drive on the wrong side of the road.  You cannot use a phrase or slogan that has been copyrighted.  You cannot take something from a store without paying for it.  The list ...

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SIck Cows and Lame Lambs

Authored by worknmom on Fri, Nov 02 2007 - 04:55 PM

When you bring blind animals for sacrafice, is that not wrong?  When you sacrafice crippled or diseased animals is that not wrong?  Try offering them to your governor!  Would he be pleased with you? Would he accept you, says the Lord Almighty.  Yet we implore God to be gracious to us.  With such offerings from your hands, will he accept you? - ...

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What Are You Doing Under There?

Authored by worknmom on Fri, Mar 28 2008 - 07:28 PM

My preacher said something kind of funny on Sunday.  He was talking about having "joy" and "being happy in Jesus in the moment".  He said that one thing he hates is when you ask someone how they are doing and they pitifully say..."I'm okay, under the circumstances".  He said he always wants to say, "what are you ...

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