does anxiety mean you're not trusting GodIf you experience anxiety, is it because you’re not trusting God? This question drifts through the minds of many Christians, and the best place to turn for the answer is God’s word.

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God is always with usIf you’ve ever heard people talk about following God or hearing from God and felt confused about what that meant, I can offer one small, real-life, recent example.

So a couple weeks ago my husband and I had a spat. I can’t remember what we argued about, but it felt serious at the time, and the result was me going to bed early and him staying up late to work on the computer.

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55 Quotes about Believing in God

by Jen on May 17, 2012

We all have moments when we question our faith; when we feel the temptation to wonder, Is God real? If you want inspirational quotes about believing in God (and bible verses about belief), here are 55.

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8 Flavors of Gossip, 26 Bible Verses

by Jen on May 2, 2012

Gossip is like a secret craving. We say we don’t like it, but when it’s within reach, we almost can’t resist it. We get a sudden appetite to know what we don’t know… about somebody else.

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The Hands That Hold Us

by Jen on April 26, 2012

run to GodAs a person who used to run away from problems, who ran away from people who loved me, who could never feel good enough about anything, and who placed hope in the attention of others, I am continually touched by the order God brought to a once chaotic life.

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Go From Bitter Spouse to Better Spouse

by Jen on March 28, 2012

Months ago my husband and I hit a rough patch that got so bad we could no longer communicate about it without being bitter and mean. It seemed easier to hang out in different rooms or just not talk at all because when we did talk, we kept trying to convince the other of his or her wrongdoing.

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Texting with God

texting in faithSometimes I pray long and hard about certain issues… the kind of prayers that go on and on and on. And then I’ll hear God, and his message is short and clear and to the point, and it makes perfect sense.

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Small Sacrifices Made in Faith

sacrificing in faithThere are few things sweeter in life than sacrifice. How close we bond with the Lord when we walk in His spirit. How much we feel His heart beating!

But I used to hate it. Going out of my way was often out of the question. The word sacrifice meant suffering, and who needed that?

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Are You Being Used?

Sometimes we feel a stirring to get involved. We think about how we could use the talents and gifts God has given us… for His work. We start googling ideas, wondering how it will all come together, wondering how to hear His voice in our crowded heads.

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God Picks Good Baby Names

christian baby namesWhether He lights you on fire for a certain name, moves you to choose something you didn’t think of before, inspires you with figures from the bible or gives you an answer through praying or dreaming, the experience of praying about a baby name is unique for each of us.

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