Scripture tells us to forget those things which are behind, and press on toward the mark of the high calling of Jesus Christ. We can’t change the past, but we can learn from it. Once the lesson is learned, move forward and become a better person, striving to continually be your best to everyone around you. Depression comes from regrets and too much attention to the past. Don’t let your past hinder you from attaining the joy and happiness ahead.
Christoph Fischer has written another historical novel that takes the reader into the very heart of a real family that suffered through the holocaust. If you like history and have an interest in WWII Germany, this book is a must-read.
Thanks Uvi at http://uviart.blogspot.co.uk/p/guest-interview.html for this Interview
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A must-have book to add to any writer's collection.
A master list of facial expressions. Great help for writers when we're experience brain freeze for something new and fresh.
When we left Tennessee to head west for the winter, our first overnight stop wasn't far from where we left. We stopped in Corinth, Mississippi and spent a couple of nights (due to bad weather) in the Walmart parking lot. My husband and I both like history and Corinth has a wealth of Civil War … Continue reading History in Corinth, MS
This is such a generous offer by this great author. Nicholas Rossis is offering his children's book "Runaway Smile" for free on Amazon. I can't imagine anyone who has young children in their family not wanting to read them this story. The drawings are sure to delight any child and reading it aloud sure to … Continue reading Free Book by Nicholas Rossis
Here's your chance to check out a book of poetry by Marianne Eloise.
This is so true. As humans, we tend to put some people on pedestals (which they usually don’t ask for), then rip them to pieces when they fall. It bothers me a lot when people say they don’t need to go to church. Yes, you can worship God anywhere, but chances are you don’t. Scripture tells us plainly not to forsake the assembling of ourselves together, especially as the world gets colder towards Christ and Christians. We need each other. We need to pray for each other. If you aren’t in church you’re not praying for your brothers and sisters in Christ who need your prayers. You are also not giving them an opportunity to pray for your needs. Especially at this time of year, remember what Christ gave up (heaven and all its glory, a life with no suffering, or pain, or heartache) to come to earth as a baby, to suffer as we do, to identify with us, that He could and would take our penalty for sin, and offer us the free gift of salvation. Is it really too much for Him to ask that we worship Him, not just in church, but in our daily lives?
Trust God and not man. Easier said than done. The convenience of confiding in an individual with five senses, rather than a Father who at times is silent-inevitable. Trust in the unseen has to mastered in order to avoid misunderstandings, disappointments and pain – total surrender.
We place unrealistic expectations on humans, in particular vessels of God and are ‘stunned’ when they do not meet our “godly standards”. “If only the pastor could touch me, that would be the end of my problems”. “Did you hear about the pastor who slept with a member of the congregation?”. We thank God for pouring His spirit upon man and for the gifting’s He has blessed us with(Acts 2:17). However, just like the rest of us, vessels of God fall short and also have struggles. In fact, they need more prayers than we…
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