Family Living

April 2018

Apr 16

God with us in the mess

“Into the Water” by Cathy Donovan in Take Out: Family Faith on the Go My dad was a smoker. For most of my youth, my image of my dad included a cigarette in his hand. When I was about 17, he quit – cold turkey. He admitted to fumbling for his pack even years after he had quit. Unfortunately, my dad has paid a price for smoking....
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Apr 9

Friend, not slave

“I no longer call you slaves, because a slave does not know what his master is doing. I have called you friends, because I have told you everything I have heard from my Father.” John 15:15 God is the owner and master of everything. Yet we are not his slaves. We are the stewards he trusts; the ones he invites to know him and his will....
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Apr 2

10 ways to find joy

Happy Easter! For the 50 days of the Easter season we celebrate the joy of Jesus’ Resurrection. Try one or all of these 10 ways to harness Easter joy each day:   1. Begin each day by thanking God for all the good things in your life.
 2. Give God all of your fears and worries.
 3. Offer up the suffering and disappointments of your...
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