Tag: Philippians

if you want to be contented, happy, and positive – read this

Don't be selfish. Value others above yourselves. Focus your interest and your intention on the needs, concerns, and happiness of your spouse... your church community... your neighbor... coworkers... your friends... strangers... the homeless.... Follow Jesus.

Be that guy; be that woman; practice the Gospel of Love. Then answer the question about how positive you feel.

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the secret of happiness

“I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” – Philippians 4…

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gentleness, plus thanksgiving, plus excellence equals “God’s quality of peace”

It is fairly impossible to post this morning with a house full with family. I will, however, share this amazing scripture, with one short comment: Always be full of joy in the Lord. I say it again—rejoice! Let your gentleness be known to all. Remember, the Lord is coming soon. Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray…

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reason to get up in the morning

“For I want you to understand what really matters…” – Paul, Philippians 1 This morning I’m heading out the door fairly early, so just a short post for today. AGING: I’ve been listening to a series of TED-talks on the aging process (NPR’s The TED RADIO HOUR). It’s been an interesting discussion, and there are a lot…

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