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Confidence in God by Bridget A. Thomas

My heart is confident in you, O God; no wonder I can sing your praises with all my heart! – Psalm 108:1 Do you have confidence in God? You might ask, “What does it mean to have confidence in God?” … Continue reading

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Made to Praise by Bridget A. Thomas

I remember visiting with my grandmother late in her years when she wanted to share Psalm 100 with me. This was one of the passages of Scripture she had memorized. But she drew a blank and couldn’t remember the words. … Continue reading

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Praising God When You’re Worried by Bridget A. Thomas

Do you make praising God a priority in your life? I confess I didn’t know the importance of praising God until 2020. When we went through the pandemic, and the world seemed to fall apart, there were two things that … Continue reading

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When Things Go Wrong by Bridget A. Thomas

Have you ever felt as though God has abandoned you? In Psalm 88:14, the psalmist asks, “Why, Lord, do you reject me and hide your face from me?” At times in life, we might feel these words deep in our … Continue reading

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Handing Our Concerns to God by Bridget A. Thomas

Many years ago, I was headed out of town on a business trip with two coworkers. We had a layover in Chicago, but sadly learned that our connecting flight was cancelled. It was late and there were no other flights … Continue reading

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Hearing God’s Voice by Bridget A. Thomas

Quite a few years ago, my husband and I went to watch a middle school softball game. Two of our coworkers had daughters on opposing teams. We enjoy baseball and softball, no matter who is playing. But this was a … Continue reading

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Welcome With God by Bridget A. Thomas

Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. – Psalm 100:4 Many people have a vision of God as a judgmental and harsh ruler. Some believe that they have to … Continue reading

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Watched Over With God by Bridget A. Thomas

The empty shelves we saw in the grocery stores during the pandemic have heightened my fears. Not only did many people buy all the toilet paper, but they bought much of the food as well. And recently in my area, … Continue reading

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Worry-Free With God by Bridget A. Thomas

I was on my way home, driving down a local road, with dinner boxed and warm in the passenger seat. It was Friday evening and I was happy to embrace the weekend that was ahead. Suddenly the car in front … Continue reading

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Wandering With God by Bridget A. Thomas

Sometimes our lives take unexpected turns. We might visualize the path that we would like to take in life, but things don’t always turn out the way we planned. We might have negative experiences that take us down a road … Continue reading

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Waiting With God by Bridget A. Thomas

For many of us, waiting is one of the hardest things. Whether we are waiting in a doctor’s office for our name to be called or waiting for a big breakthrough to catapult us towards our goals, waiting can makes … Continue reading

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Wanting With God by Bridget A. Thomas

“I want it!” How many of us have heard a toddler wailing in a store about a toy or candy they wanted. Those little ones can scream so loud and make you think something catastrophic is happening, when it is … Continue reading

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Our Eternal Home by Bridget A. Thomas

There is a meme that I saw on social media a couple of months ago that brought tears to my eyes. I saw it on my dad’s timeline, but I am not sure who originally posted it. I wish I … Continue reading

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Grateful for the Little Things by Bridget A. Thomas

In my normal routine, I drive to work Monday through Friday. My husband likes for me to call him when I arrive at work, to let him know that I got there safely. My husband will later send me an … Continue reading

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An Easter Prayer by Bridget A. Thomas

When I was growing up, Easter Sunday was a fun day. After church, we had an Easter egg hunt with hard-boiled, dyed eggs (indoors since I grew up in the north). A basket filled with sweets awaited us, courtesy of … Continue reading

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