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Desires that lead to joy or sorrow

Are Your Desires Leading You to Joy or Sorrow?

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Desires drive your behavior every day.  If a business or person can convince you how to fill your deepest desires, you may take immediate ACTION. You only have to scan through Facebook to witness the happy and sad results of people attempting to fulfill their desires! Here’s the good news. If going after your desires leads you to sorrow, you CAN change your focus and discover the path to joy.

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How are you filling your desires?

Live from the Heart and Change Your Life

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Have you always wanted to live from the heart? It’s that place deep down inside that represents the true you. For me, my heart represents my spirit. It’s the center of my being. It’s that piece of me that God created uniquely different from everyone else, that hears the Holy Spirit and responds to God. To live from the heart means that I am real and authentic in all that I do. Where ever I go and whatever I do, I want that authentic, God-centered person to shine through. But, is that what really happens in life? Read More

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