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See how very much our Father loves us, for he calls us his children, and that is what we are! But the people who belong to this world don’t recognize that we are God’s children because they don’t know him. 1 John 3:1, NLT. God loves you so much. However, there are times when we wonder, “Am I enough?” This quandary of worth is usually a result of rejection, a negative word spoken to us, or someone breaking their promise. We take the emotion and opinion of someone else and wear it like a garment of dishonor, when their judgment…

Just a few days prior to the new year, a memory popped up on Facebook. The memory reminded me of how horrible a certain year had seemed to be. As I read what I had previously posted, I began to reflect and realize that it wasn’t the entire year that was horrible, only certain times and situations.  Yet, we tend to gauge whether a year is good or bad by the circumstances we’ve encountered in that year. As 2019 approached, it was on my heart so strong that rather than focusing and labeling an entire year by the highs or…

“The words of a whisperer are like delicious morsels; they go down into the inner parts of the body” (Proverbs 18:8, English Standard Version). Everyone probably has a favorite food—that special something we allow ourselves as a treat. I have two: chocolate and ice cream. Combine them together and yum! Tasty! At that moment, calories don’t matter. That smooth, silky taste in my mouth is irresistible. The consequences—stepping on the scale and watching the numbers climb higher—come later. Have you ever thought about hearing gossip being the same as eating your favorite delicacy? Ummm . . . so delicious. Sometimes…