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A True Source of Power

Using the correct power source … 


Human beings are amazing creatures. 


When we want something we usually and naturally use our own power to provide the correct effort to gain it. 


On occasion when that fails, we apply more of our own power through effort and self-will to make it happen. 


Sometimes it does and sometimes it does not happen. 

Over the years I have learned by experience that the problem is not our lack of power. 


The problem is our lack of using the right Power source to make sure we are seeking the correct thing for us. 


Just because it’s new and shiny does not necessarily mean we have to have it right now. 

Just because the guy on TV tells us we need it to make our lives better does not mean that it’s the truth. 


Tap into the power of God and watch a new world of possibility, abundance, and grace open up for you! ..


Check your experience. … 


“But where and how were we to find this Power?” Big Book pg 45 


Lord let Your power lead, guide, and direct our thoughts, will, actions, and words, AMEN. 


“With God’s power working in us, God can do much, much more than anything we can ask or imagine.” Ephesians 3:20 


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“F” Words!

Work is one of them 4 letter words…..


Work seems to be a heavy word. 


There are things in life we must do that we don’t necessarily enjoy that require work. 


From simple things like laundry to complex things like car maintenance (well… it’s very complex for me!) the work required may not be enjoyable but we know it’s needed. 


On the other hand, each of us possess talents and skills that we enjoy and because of our passions for them, it doesn’t feel like work. 


What is your passion or talent that you gain enjoyment and satisfaction from doing? 


These are just a part of the many gifts God has given us. …


Check your experience…. 


“It works, if we have the proper attitude and work at it.” Big Book pg 86 


Lord let our hearts be reminded that while most work is necessary, we do have talents and gifts that bring us pleasure in some of our work, AMEN. 


Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” Matthew 9:37-38


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Got Faith?

Got faith?..


Except for electricians and engineers, can we absolutely and completely explain why the light comes on when we touch the switch? 


We have faith from our experience that it will. 


 The same thing with starting our computers and cars, we can’t entirely explain it but we have faith from our experience that it will work. 


Now, what about God? 


I can’t speak for you but through my life experiences and His grace and Word, I know my faith is based on a real and loving God. 


How about you?..


Check your experience…


“We finally saw that faith in some kind of God was a part of our make-up, just as much as the feeling we have for a friend.” Big Book pg. 55


Lord, let us grow our faith through daily contact with You through prayer and Your Word, AMEN. 


“Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see…” Hebrews 11:1 


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One-Stop Shopping

One-stop shopping…. 


We stop at many places for many things most days. 


We go to the coffee shop for our coffee, the juice place for our smoothies, the cleaners for our clothes, the healthy market for our specialty foods, and the grocery store for the rest! 


We travel to many places to get many things to help us in our daily lives! 


What about our spiritual lives? 


It is comforting to know that all we need is contained in one book and we can usually get spiritually fed through studying and learning The Book with other believers. 


How is that working out for you? 


Where are you getting your spiritual food?..


Check your experience…. 


“Assuming we are spiritually fit, we can do all sorts of things” Big Book pg 100 


Lord, let us look to Your Word to learn and apply the truths in our lives to give us our spiritual nourishment, AMEN. 


“Jesus replied, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry again. Whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.” John 6:35 


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Freedom is not Free

Freedom is not free…. 


As we celebrate with family and friends today,..


Please remember our soldiers who made and make our way of life possible

Along with the biblical principles our Founding Fathers used to build the foundation of our great nation upon. “


We are going to know a new freedom and a new happiness.” Big Book pg. 83 


Lord, let us remember that our freedom is a privilege and a part of the heritage we receive from You, AMEN. 


“For the Lord is the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom” 2 Corinthians 3:1


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Our Words Need to be Watched

Guard your words and walk your talk… 


Perhaps it’s different for you and I hope it is, but I spent many years reacting to emotions and allowing words fueled by fear, insecurity, and pride to escape from my mouth before sensibility, reason, and wisdom had a chance to respond. 


My failure to control my words led to all sorts of situations where I had to amend, apologize, and suffer the consequences. 


When I finally learned to respond rather than react, I found not only less stress and chaos in my life, but also learned that this is where the Holy Spirit in us can speak into our hearts and show us not only the words we should use but also the actions we need to back these words. 


 Are you reacting or responding?..


Check your experience…


“Our behavior will convince them more than our words.” Big Book pg. 83 


Lord, thank you for the reminder that while small, our tongue is mighty and we must watch our words, AMEN. 


“Indeed, we all make many mistakes. For if we could control our tongues, we would be perfect and could also control ourselves in every other way. We can make a large horse go wherever we want by means of a small bit in its mouth. And a small rudder makes a huge ship turn wherever the pilot chooses to go, even though the winds are strong. In the same way, the tongue is a small thing that makes grand speeches.” James 3: 2-5 


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“F” Words!

So where does fear come from?.. 


Fear is one of those 4 letter words that cause discomfort and pain. 


It’s interesting to me to see the power this word has over our lives. 


Now perhaps it’s different for you, but my experience has shown me that when this 4 letter word enters into my thoughts, if left unchecked and unchallenged, it can cause all sorts of troubles for me and those around me. 


Over the years I have learned that the best way for me to deal with fear is to track it to its source. 


More often than not that source is me and my attitudes, perceptions, and insecurities. 


When I am able to see that the fear is not real but based on my own making, then I am able to give the fear to God in exchange for His grace, guidance, and love. 


How are you handling your fears?.. 


Check your experience… 


“We ask Him to remove our fear and direct our attention to what He would have us be.” Big Book pg 68 


Lord, let us give you our fears in exchange for your guidance, grace, and love, AMEN. 


“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.” 2 Timothy 1:7 


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Turning blessings into burdens

One of the battles I struggle with quite often is taking the blessings that God has given me, and turning them into burdens! I tend to look at things in my life, and instead of being grateful, I am sometimes hateful! For me, it seems always easier to focus on the bad in something, instead of being grateful that I am blessed to have it. One area of that is in my marriage! I need to change my focus! It is a blessing, and not a burden! I have to change my perspective! I need to look at my wife through God’s eyes, and not mine!

A Few Fish and Some Bread

Some loaves and a few fish…


Sometimes when worldly needs and demands pile up we can begin to feel overwhelmed with responsibilities and requests that our minds have a hard time wrapping our heads around. 


When our heads do the math, it doesn’t always add up causing fear and anxiety. 


Just remember, if it is God’s will, it will happen, perhaps not the way we imagine, but it will happen. 


Just look at the 4000 Jesus fed with 7 loaves and few fish! … 


“Our ideas did not work, but the God idea did.” Big Book pg. 52

Lord, let us bring our needs, wants, and desires to You in prayer and pray to WANT what we get and not to GET what we think we want! AMEN. 

“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.” Philippians 4:6 


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We Gotta Put It On

We gotta put it on…

Have you ever noticed that we have to make many choices daily? 

We decide what clothes to wear, what foods to eat and even the routes to take to get us from place to place. 

Some requires a lot of thought and some very little, but either way we have to give it our thoughts and make our choice. 

It’s the same in our Spiritual life. 

Even though we are saved and promised eternal life when we take Jesus as our Lord and Savior, He still gives us the free will to choose our Spiritual walk daily. 

So how is that working out for you? 

Are you choosing to put on your Spiritual Armor daily and walk in His path? ..

Check your experience…

“walk day by day in the path of spiritual progress.” Big Book pg. 100

 Lord, let us put on Your Spiritual Armor daily and walk covered and protected, AMEN. 

“..and you must put on the new self, which is created in God’s likeness and reveals itself in the true life that is upright and holy.”
Ephesians 4:24 

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