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  • e16 How to Make a Million-Dollar Pound Cake

    e16 How to Make a Million-Dollar Pound Cake

    “Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.” -Brené Brown Ponder the Text: For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you…

  • e15 Holding on for Dear Life

    e15 Holding on for Dear Life

    “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” -Thomas Edison Ponder the Text: But as for you, be strong and courageous, for your work will be rewarded.” -2 Chronicles 15:7, NLT Prompt for Thought: Are you about to give up? If you…

  • e14 Do the Work Don’t Worry

    e14 Do the Work Don’t Worry

    “I put all my hope on the truth of Your promise, and I stand in my heart on the ground of Your goodness.” -Singer, Audrey Assad, “Good to Me” Ponder the Text: Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And aren’t you…

  • e13 Blessed Are the Peacemakers

    e13 Blessed Are the Peacemakers

    Working for peace is as easy as surrendering to love. Ponder the Text: God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God. -Matthew 5:9, NLT Prompt for Thought: Where in your life is God calling you to be a peacemaker? How can you rely upon God and others…

  • e12 Just the Way I Am, a Poem for Connie

    e12 Just the Way I Am, a Poem for Connie

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and the only beholder that matters is God. Ponder the Text: I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. -Psalm 139:14 Prompt for Thought: Take a look in the mirror. Really look. Take your time. After…

  • e11 Let the Past Be the Past

    e11 Let the Past Be the Past

    Jesus said to forgive for a reason. What happens when we don’t? Ponder the Text: She went out and said to her mother, what shall I ask for? “The head of John the Baptist,” she answered Mark 6:24.  Prompt for Thought: Where is your sore spot when it comes to forgiveness? Consider writing a letter…

  • e10 Light and Dark

    e10 Light and Dark

    God is with us always, wherever and whenever we find ourselves. Ponder the Text: I could ask the darkness to hide me and the light around me to become night. But even in darkness, I cannot hide from you. To you, the night shines as bright as today. Darkness and light are the same to you.”…

  • e9 Bloom Where You Are Planted

    e9 Bloom Where You Are Planted

    There are no accidents or randomness in God’s universe. Ponder the Text: “A blessing is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him. They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes. Its leaves are…

  • e8 God Provides

    e8 God Provides

    “Keep calm and stay in your lane.” — Mary Covert Ponder the Text: If God cares so wonderfully for wildflowers that are here today and thrown into the fire tomorrow, he will certainly care for you. -Matthew 6:30, NLT Prompt for Thought: Think of an area where you are trying to do things for yourself…

  • e7 Lost and Found

    e7 Lost and Found

    Finding what we lost could all be a matter of perspective. Ponder the Text: Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. -Matthew 6:33, NLT Prompt for Thought: What lost thing do you need God’s help finding?  Prayer for the Journey: God, we ask…