Indicators of Hidden Bitterness

by Cynthia Jennings on February 24, 2021
Have you ever been in a situation where someone really hurt your feelings and you got all bent out of shape about it? Well, I have been in that situation. And those around me knew I wasn’t happy....
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When our Feelings and Opinions Get Us in Trouble

by Cynthia Jennings on February 17, 2021
Have you ever thought why some big trees can’t withstand storms? After a bit of investigating, I learned the reason why. Some big trees aren’t able to withstand storms due to the fact they had...
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7 Things God’s Voice Will Never Tell You

by Cynthia Jennings on January 27, 2021
When I was a new Christian, hearing and knowing God’s voice were the two things I struggled the most with. How could I know whether I was hearing from God when I didn’t know His voice? How could I...
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Gentle and Quiet Spirit

by Cynthia Jennings on December 21, 2020
I often hear the phrase “gentle and quiet spirit.” But what does this phrase really mean and what comes to mind at the mention of a “gentle and quiet spirit?” Do you envision strength or weakness?...
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How is Your Heart?

by Cynthia Jennings on December 2, 2020
I was listening to the radio one day and caught the end of a program. The person ended the program with the words “how is your heart?” That statemen made me think. People usually ask “how are you...
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Finding Calm to Quiet Your Soul

by Cynthia Jennings on November 11, 2020
With one month left in 2020 all I can say is wow this has been quite a year! The world feels in chaos…relationally, economically, emotionally and spiritually. Have you found yourself asking, “can...
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Portrait Mode

by Cynthia Jennings on October 7, 2020
Most cell phones have a portrait mode feature. This feature is designed to make the main subject of a photograph stay in focus while the rest of the background blurs. What if we had this feature...
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Good Stress, Bad Stress, What's the Difference?

by Cynthia Jennings on September 9, 2020
In our fast-paced culture that is filled with so many uncertainties, finding balance often times feel impossible. There is so much pressure to fill up every moment of the day and the fulfillment...
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OMG! Is This Me?

by Cynthia Jennings on August 5, 2020
Time and time again Jesus called out a group of religious people called the Pharisees for believing and acting on the belief that they were better than everyone else simply because they followed...
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Little Black Dress of Faith

by Cynthia Jennings on July 29, 2020
I remember being at one of my college friends’ home and her mom use to always say, “every woman must have a little black dress in her closet.” “You know that one dress you can go to for almost any...
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Who's Messing With Your Mindset?

by Cynthia Jennings on July 8, 2020
Some of you may or may not agree with this statement. We all have an enemy and that enemy is out to attack us. But who is our enemy and how does the attack come? What are the ways and methods the...
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Slow Down

by Cynthia Jennings on July 1, 2020
During this pandemic most of us were forced to slow down physically, only going out for essential needs. But have we really slowed down? Are we just as busy in the house as we were outside of the...
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Listening Without Defending

by Cynthia Jennings on May 20, 2020
We all have faults. However, none of us enjoy hearing about them. When others tell us how we’ve hurt them or confronts us regarding sin; defensiveness, fear and pride often rise up. These three...
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Benefits of Wise Living

by Cynthia Jennings on April 22, 2020
Each day we face unwanted challenges and uncertainties with the thought of how to minimize the stress associated with each dilemma. But we should want to do more than merely minimize stress and...
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Honesty and Intimacy With God

by Cynthia Jennings on April 15, 2020
Sitting in my office I looked at an area where I keep some of my books. One particular book from Seminary School stood out. I opened it up to a page that was folded and I saw my written words,...
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