Faithful Reflections: A Study in Pearls

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I have three blogs at this point and my heart’s desire is to return this blog to my original intent – the pure pleasure of writing and sharing inspirations I find in daily life. This is easier said than done when this blog has been live the longest and I get daily offers for sponsored […]

5 Ways to Spread #GivingTuesday into All of December

Today was officially #GivingTuesday around the web and the nation and the globe. Individuals are encouraged to give and to share their giving with others to inspire and delight and bless. #GivingTuesday was started as an encouragement to consumers to take a break after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and CyberMonday (all falling directly after […]

Time for LEAN in 2013! New Year’s Resolutions

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As always, the new year is frought with anxious New Year’s Resolutions. Can I do it this year? The things I didn’t achieve in the last 10 years (plus) of resolutions. Can we get leaner financially? Can we lose the inches, the pounds, the fat? After a rather fat 2012, it’s time my family got […]

Book Review: The Next Big Thing by Danny Lehmann

Danny Lehmann's Next Big Thing

 When you talk about everything else in life (publically mind you) sometimes the things that matter to you the most get left in the quiet places of your life where what you hold dear is considered sacred and untouchable. But then your spirit aches to share the spiritual, the beautiful, the lovely behind-the-scenes moments that […]

Movie Review: Machine Gun Preacher

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Tonight I watched a movie called “Machine Gun Preacher” with my husband, a film that brings the horrors and hope of the Sudan war zones into razor sharp focus. I took a special interest in this movie when the upcoming release email showed up in my in-box and I was wish it was for more noble […]

Bible Verses for Easter

John 11:25-26 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. (NIV) Romans 1:4-5 And Jesus Christ our Lord was shown to be the Son of God when God powerfully raised him […]

One-on-One with the Biggest Celebrity Yet

For a brief second tonight, I actually reconsidered my plans for tomorrow. A thousand chores, duties, to-dos crowded my cranial cavity and in a moment of insanity, I debated staying home. What I could really use is a little time to sleep-in, a little time to get  caught up. Do I really need this meeting? […]

4th Annual PresWIC Prayer Retreat is coming up soon!

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Rejoice….. Reflect ….. Renew Come to the 4th Annual Metro-West Presbytery Women in the Church Time Out for A Day of Prayer & Testimony Saturday, January 28, 2012 8:30 am—2:30 pm Olive Street Presbyterian Church 1400 Olive St., Coatesville, PA 610-446-7640 www.olivestreetpres.org Cost: $15 per person includes continental breakfast and lunch. I have not stopped […]

LifeWay Women celebrate new Beth Moore study launch via webcast, Facebook party

LifeWay Women, a ministry component of LifeWay Christian Resources, will host a live webcast and Facebook party that will kick off at 11 a.m. (CST) Nov. 1, 2011, to celebrate the release of “James: Mercy Triumphs,” the new Bible study by author and speaker Beth Moore. Participants will be able to log on to the […]

Devotional: Where's My Bulletproof Vest When I Need It?

Summer 2011 PresWIC Devotional   MEMORIZE IT!   "Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, . . . " Ephesians 6:14 LEARN IT! This morning, I heard a pastor exhort his audience to love Jesus better, to don the breastplate of righteousness and […]