TOTAL CHRISTIAN LIFE MINISTRY

The End of a Season

by Cynthia Jennings on November 16, 2022
There is a valid question a lot of people find themselves asking: “When this season of my life ends, what am I supposed to do next?” Having two adult children, I remember the season when my role...
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Help Me See

by Cynthia Jennings on October 26, 2022
As I sat in my backyard one spring day, my attention was drawn to bugs scurrying between the sidewalk and grass. They appeared to be very productive, but I could not see what was going on. As I...
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God Still Has a Plan for You

by Cynthia Jennings on September 28, 2022
There are times in life when you might find yourself growing bitter about an unexpected situation, especially when you don’t know the outcome. I’ve been there several times in my life. In one of...
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Wailing and Worship

by Cynthia Jennings on September 7, 2022
When someone wails, they’re audibly lamenting with loud cries of deep sorrow. Biblical worship in “truth" connects the heart or spirit of worship with the truth about God and his work of...
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Letting Go of Rejection

by Cynthia Jennings on August 17, 2022
When Shelia was taken by ambulance to the hospital for a suspected heart attack, her husband called their adult daughter to let her know. The daughter said that she’d heard about the heart attack...
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Delivered From and Delivered For

by Cynthia Jennings on July 27, 2022
Many of us want to move forward, but we feel stuck. We want to inch ahead, but we feel immovable. We want to change, but we can’t seem to. Why? Outlook is everything! I’m sure at some point in...
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Surrendering Isn’t the Same as Giving Up

by Cynthia Jennings on July 6, 2022
Has there ever been a time in your life when it seemed as if there was no solution in sight to your problem? Have you ever uttered the frustrated phrase, “I give up!” I’m recalling the beginning...
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What I Really Need Most

by Cynthia Jennings on June 22, 2022
There have been times when I’ve struggled because I know God can do anything, but I couldn’t understand why He didn’t seem to intervene in those particular situations. Have you ever had this...
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God’s Sticky Notes

by Cynthia Jennings on May 11, 2022
What's your go-to for reminders? With all the technology we have today, I still love to use sticky notes to write down things I need to remember to do. Sticky notes are one of my favorite...
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Taking a Firm Stand

by Cynthia Jennings on April 27, 2022
The cartoon Phineas and Ferb which aired approximately between 2007-2015 was a cartoon my family watched often. To be honest, every now and then my husband and I will watch an episode or two. The...
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Do You Need an Attitude Adjustment?

by Cynthia Jennings on March 30, 2022
How’s your attitude? When you’re cranky and irritable it’s easy to blame everyone and everything. You look around grumbling…LIFE IS NOT FAIR!!! The fact is—life isn’t fair. With that being...
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The Subtlety of Self-Justification

by Cynthia Jennings on March 16, 2022
Has someone ever told you the truth about something and you got upset about it? On the outside you smiled and nodded along as the person spoke, you even humbly thanked them for sharing their...
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Why Your Story Matters

by Cynthia Jennings on March 2, 2022
You just couldn’t shake it. Shame and guilt weighed you down like a dead body strapped to your back. No matter how many times you were told that God loves and accepts you just the way you are, you...
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The Scab You Won’t Stop Picking

by Cynthia Jennings on February 9, 2022
Do you want to get well? A memory came to mind from some years ago. I was in line at the grocery store and a little girl asked her mother, if it’s worse to pick a scab on her knee or the...
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How Fresh is Your Faith?

by Cynthia Jennings on January 26, 2022
I’m not a coffee drinker (but I do love the smell of coffee). The following rings true for so many people. Every morning the coffee maker is programmed to turn itself on so it’s ready to go when...
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