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Saturday, December 17: Redemption — Creating the Need It Satisfies

four.  that’s the number of relationship breakdowns i’ve experienced this year with people i trusted — two of them occurring in the last three months. i kept poring over God’s purpose in it all. if it is all about proving and reassuring,  He is all-knowing, so … Continue reading

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Friday, December 16: Wrestling Before God

right now, i am consciously and determinedly veering my mind away from worrying.  Christ tells me, “do not let your heart be troubled.  trust in Me.”  i am getting scared.  not because the Lord has decided to keep me waiting but because i feel i am losing the … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 15: Approved to God

three years ago, humbled yet overflowing with gratitude for the Lord’s saving power and grace,  i felt called to share my life story.   i was told by a couple of priests back in australia that i should write a book about my experience so others could hear about … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 14: The Great Life

i must admit i have been bugging the Lord for something for like two weeks now and all i keep finding myself saying is, “c’mon, Looord, let it happen.  just will it, pleeeeease!”  i don’t get mad, i just persist. … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 13: Intercessory Prayer

eureka!  praise God!  i have found the solution for people who suffer from irritability, hatred, jealousy, envy, anger, condescension, pride, ill will, unfairness, injustice, abuse, profanity, disrespect, and every other negative behavior man often has for another being. i have found the … Continue reading

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Monday, December 12: Personality

“personality is the characteristic mark of the inner, spiritual man.  personality merges, and you only reach your true identity once you are merged with another person.  when love or the Spirit of God comes upon a person, he is transformed.”  … Continue reading

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Sunday, December 11: Individuality

“our individuality must be yielded to God so that our spiritual life may be brought forth into fellowship with Him.  we hinder our spiritual growth more than any other way by continually asserting our individuality.”  — My Utmost For His Highest … Continue reading

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Saturday, December 10: The Offering of the Natural

i can only begin to offer spiritual commitments to the Lord when i have made up mind about my natural commitments.  the choice is simple:  either deny myself or deny Him because talking about Christ is meaningless if i don’t … Continue reading

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Friday, December 9: The Opposition of the Natural

repulsed by the obvious evilness of  sin,  i find that it is no longer a matter of  avoiding sin per se,  “but of giving up my right to myself, my natural independence, and self-will.  this is where the battle has … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 8: The Impartial Power of God

i used to not understand it.  from a young age, i was taught to pray hard.  when my father died at 42 and i was 10, my grandparents (mother side) moved into our house for a year to keep us company and lend us … Continue reading

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