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Vickie Carmichael

mom2mom group keeping active this summer!

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Our mom2mom group is still meeting this summer. Here are some of the activities they have planned: June 5 - Family Picnic at Upper Cascades, 6:00pm June 17 - Play date: RCA park, 10:00am June 23 - MNO: Malibu Grill, 7:00pm July 6 - Part at Tapp Rd to walk Clear Creek Trail, 10:00am July...

Snow!

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Christmas Traditions are important in our family. We have passed down behaviors with special significance for as long as I can remember. It only takes one family member with passion to keep past traditions from becoming extinct. That person was my mother...and her mother before.  We love...

Dunamis

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2 Peter 1 What do you think you need? Take one minute right now and really think…what do you think you need? Peter left everything to follow Jesus: his home, business, friends and family. Yet when he wrote this letter near the end of his life, he could confidently say that God had given...

A True Christian Brother/Sister

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The book of Philemon is often overlooked, yet the simple fact that it is included in the Living Word says it offers something of value. Paul is writing a very personal letter; a letter that is a plea for grace. Paul is using a private situation to teach the church as a whole. (Read the entire...

The Game Plan

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1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 The best defense is a good offense. Or is it the other way around? In these few verses Paul encourages us to continue growing our Christian values and stand firm on our Christian morals, especially, or because of the direction our culture is heading. Paul’s...

A Signature Look

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  Ephesians 4 The word ‘signature’ has exploded in the fashion world recently. Men and women alike are encouraged to purchase ‘signature’ pieces to create a new ‘signature’ statement, to reinvent a new ‘signature’ you! Paul, in Ephesians 4...

Risky Business

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1 Corinthians 8:8-9:23 This passage in 1 Corinthians was part of an actual letter to the church. Pretend you have just pulled this letter from your mailbox. Read the words as though they are handwritten by a friend. “But fortunately God doesn’t grade us on our diet. We’re...

Jesus, Can You Hear Me Now?

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Luke 24 is the story of the resurrection and appearances of Jesus. This final chapter in the Book of Luke begins with overwhelming loss and sadness, but ends in great joy and renewed hope. Jesus communicates the love of God through His relationships with people. I believe Jesus was just as...

Catch of the Day

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Will we ever learn that God's plan for us is much bigger and better than we can ever imagine? Do you ever 'catch' yourself planning and arranging your life in such a way that you inadvertently look in the rear view mirror to see if God is following as you lead the way? Don't blink...because...

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