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What Are You Clinging To? by Bridget A. Thomas

I cling to you; your strong right hand holds me securely. – Psalm 63:8 Have you ever carried too many things in your hands and felt one of the items slowly slipping through your fingers, as you desperately tried to … Continue reading

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What Are You Watering? by Bridget A. Thomas

Happy New Year, Everyone! I love starting a New Year because it always feels like there is so much hope on the horizon. And we sure need a whole lot of hope these days! But the truth is that we … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Christmas Part 2 by Bridget A. Thomas

A few weeks ago my husband and I were trying to decide what to eat for dinner. We each threw out options, but nothing sounded appetizing. Then my husband mentioned Chinese, and that sounded good to me. There is a … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Christmas by Bridget A. Thomas

At my place of employment around Christmas, we collect non-perishable food, toiletries, stationary, and things of that nature for the elderly in the community. My heart always goes out to the elderly and I like to help them. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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Choosing Gratitude by Bridget A. Thomas

Happy Thanksgiving! Today is Thanksgiving Day in the United States of America. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year, and I imagine many would agree. How amazing it is to have a whole day dedicated to giving … Continue reading

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Remembering Gratitude by Bridget A. Thomas

“Praise the LORD! I will thank the LORD with all my heart as I meet with his godly people.” – Psalm 111:1 It is believed that Psalm 111 was written after the citizens of Judah had returned from captivity. When … Continue reading

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Hold Onto Hope by Bridget A. Thomas

Help me, O LORD my God! Save me because of your unfailing love. – Psalm 109:26 Have you ever felt like everyone and everything was against you? Have you ever felt all alone in the world? I was recently reading … Continue reading

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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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