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As many in North America approach the one-year anniversary of Coronavirus restrictions being introduced, nearly everyone has celebrated a birthday without the usual fanfare. While vaccines are being rolled out, celebrations of all kinds will continue to be cancelled or scaled back, which can be extremely disappointing, especially if you are marking a milestone.  But, there is a celebration that includes everyone and is not limited by restrictions.  The daily celebration of Jesus, the Savior of the world, should circle the globe and emanate from every human heart. God not only loves to hear the celebration of His people, He…

Jesus, in Matthew 11:28-30, invites us to release our stress by saying, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” In my last post I shared my journey to release the pressures I place on myself and seek after God’s expectations. To be honest, my heart still gets encumbered with stress, but it’s usually when I have…

“For thus saith the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.” Isaiah 30:15 A friend and I were discussing the other night, how sometimes people will come to us asking for advice about something that they are experiencing, and we do our best to offer them some scriptures and a word from the Lord to help them.  But often we realize they are not really seeking our wisdom or suggestions, but just want us to confirm that the way…