Personal Growth Reflections of Life

Salty or Sweet

Psalm 34:8-9 “Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.  Fear the Lord, you his holy people, for those who fear him lack nothing.” Salty or sweet, which do you turn to for a satisfying snack?  Choosing what snack to have is just one of our […]

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Week #53 Proverbs 16:3

Proverbs 16:3 “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.” Happy New Year’s Week! Can you believe another year is coming to a close!  The end of the year also means this is our final weekly verse reflection of the year.   I hope the weekly “Wisdom Wellspring” visits have […]

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Week #52 Isaiah 9:6

Isaiah 9:6 “For unto us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders.  And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Merry Christmas! May we all take time today, this Christmas to reflect on how Christ’s birth has transformed […]

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Week #50 Ephesians 6:10-11

Ephesians 6:10-11 “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.  Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.” What does it look like to~ Be prepared for anything?  ~ Be strong in the Lord? How do we build strength in the Lord? […]

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Week #47 John 15:5

John 15:5 “I am the vine; you are the branches.   If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the bountiful harvest of  life; the fruits of our labor, the blessings of family and friends, and […]

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Week # 29 Philippians 4:6-7

Philippians 4:6-7 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Prayer is our anchor that secures the peace of God in our lives. […]

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Week #25 Hebrews 12: 14-15

 Hebrews 12:14-15 “Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.  See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many.”   We live in a world searching and […]

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Week # 19 James 1: 2-3

James 1: 2-3 “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.” Life + Trials = Pure Joy How does that add up?  According to the world we live in it doesn’t.  Why would the writer of James even […]

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Week # 17 Psalm 103:11-12

God’s love crescendos with His forgiveness of His people; those who fear Him.  Our minds struggle to comprehend the vastness of the universe and the complexity of the heavens so no wonder we are left awe struck by the love of God for us.  I personally wander between the solid foundation of my belief in […]

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Week # 13 Wisdom Builder Isaiah 26:3-4

How often do you experience perfect peace?  We live in a world that moves at a breathtaking pace that leaves many at the end of the day feeling further behind than when it began.   This week’s  “Wisdom Wellspring” verse, Isaiah 26:3-4, reminds us that perfect peace is found in our mindset, not necessarily the circumstances of […]