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Beyond Resolutions

By Lasting Change, Resources for Life

We are at that time of the year when we begin to review the events of our lives, the choices we made or did not make and resolve to do better in the coming year. We are all hoping and praying for a better new year in the midst of a collective challenging year. Resolutions are our desire to be better and to do better. Resolutions to have better relationships, to be more giving, honest and dependable to our family, friends and give back more to our respective communities are good and noble. Our resolutions without real change from the…

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Praying without Ceasing

By Prayer, Resources for Life

We all love to see answers to prayers, we feel loved when we know others are praying for us! The call to pray without ceasing is for every believer in Jesus Christ. The response to pray for  family and friends, for other people, intercede for our nation and the nations of the earth is an outflow of God’s love and compassion poured into our hearts. Thessalonians Chapter 5 verse 17 enjoins us to pray without ceasing which means that we should not desist from praying! The question is how do we apply this scripture in our everyday life that has so…

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Every Child is a Blessing!

By Children, Resources for Life

“Jesus said, Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” -Matthew 19:14 The particular words of Jesus in the above quoted scripture should ring in our hearts everyday whether we are parents, foster parents, caregivers or adults without our own biological children. We can generally relate to children because we were all children who grew up to be teens and adults. Children are a blessing regardless of the circumstances of their birth. Every child is valuable in the eyes of God. Children are a delight to…

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