Faith Reflections

Kathy on January 1st, 2010

Theresa Rowe, certified fitness professional and author of Shaped by Faith: 10 Secrets to Strengthening your Body & Soul says that exercise and prayer are the perfect combination for diffusing stress and settling the soul.  You can take a quick look at her two-minute, time-out recipe for relieving muscular, mental, and spiritual tension by clicking […]

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Kathy on August 7th, 2009

Jesus said that we are to love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength.  But how do we do that?  How do we “love” God? First of all, we obey God.  Jesus said, “If you love me, keep my commandments.”  That’s the start.  The more we obey God, the more […]

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“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” Matthew 5:4 I used to think this verse meant that when I was sad and sobbing, God would reach down and comfort my spirit.  While I still believe this to be true, I think now that there may be a second meaning. Did you know […]

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On the last and greatest day of the Feast, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him.” (John 7:37-38) Persevering in the face of hardship is […]

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Kathy on July 10th, 2009

When fasting, whether for spiritual or health reasons, my bread of choice is Ezekiel bread.  This bread was inspired by the Biblical verse, Ezekiel 4:9, which lists the ingredients.  The amazing thing about combining these ingredients is that a complete protein is created containing 18 amino acids!  To top it off, it’s delicious! If you […]

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When I am stressed, it can be really hard for me to pray.  I read about a new way to pray tonight from an intriguing article from OurPrayer.org, entitled “Pencil in Hand.”  I think I might try it tomorrow morning. If you’d like to read the article, here’s the link: http://www.ourprayer.org/pencil-in-hand. God bless you and […]

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Last week at church the lector read from the book of Ezekiel about how God brought to life a pile of dry bones: “The hand of the Lord was upon me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord and set me in the middle of a valley; it was full of […]

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