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Know Your Identity

Light of the World

Does the “Light of the World” Shine in You?

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Like many kids, my granddaughter often drew pictures for her beloved preschool teacher, Tina. After she moved to another classroom, she continued to draw beautiful pictures for Tina and expressed great delight when she responded.

“Grandma,” she said “Tina said I have a light bulb in my heart that lights up the whole room when I walk in!” Her immense joy over Tina’s words radiated from her face and touched even me. Read More

YOur words and limiting beliefs

Are You Talking Trash or Speaking Truth?

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According to a study at the University of Arizona in 2007 (Dr. Matthias Mehls), the average person speaks about 16,000 words a day. That is a significant number of words, even for a talkative person like me!

With so many words spoken daily, the quality of our speech is important. Are your words life-giving or are they discouraging? How you talk to yourself and others reveals much about your identity.  Your daily language reveals who you choose to be. Read More

What is God-given Destiny?

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The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines destiny as the things that someone or something will experience in the future. This sounds an awful lot like “fate.”

The problem with this dictionary definition of destiny is that it implies that our destiny is fixed and we have no control over our future. It suggests that you don’t have a choice in determining your destiny. This couldn’t be further from the truth! I welcome you to listen in or read on.
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What is my identity?

What Identity Are You Wearing?

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What we have received is not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may understand what God has freely given us. 1 Corinthians 2:12

What Defines You?

King Solomon’s identity was established by God. He loved God. Unfortunately, he loved foreign women more!

God commanded the Israelites not to intermarry, but Solomon did not take it seriously. He married 700 princesses and maintained 300 concubines. Whew! As Solomon aged, his identity was significantly influenced by these foreign women as he began worshipping their gods and turning away from our God (1 Kings 11).

We face identity issues just like Solomon’s today. We are bombarded daily with all types of information, people’s opinions, and personal choices that impacts us. We may embrace biblical values, but find our values are not accepted by others. Read More