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Kathie Powell
Suicide...it's not an easy conversation

Suicide...it's not an easy conversation

Matthew 5:14-16 Msg “Here’s another way to put it: You’re here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world.  God is not a secret to be kept. We’re going public with this, as public as a city on a hill.  If I make you light-bearers, you don’t think I’m going to hide you under a bucket, do you?  I’m putting you on a light stand. Now that I’ve put you there on a hilltop, on a light stand-shine!  Keep open house; be generous with your lives.  By opening up to others, you’ll prompt people to open up with...

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Kathie Powell
Fitting in verses belonging

Fitting in verses belonging

When we are given the gift of space and self-discovery, we have an opportunity to grow and become more of who we are meant to be.  Hopefully with empathy for ourselves and others without harsh judgement for either. Remember judgement requires punishment and shame.  We need to realize people can leave our lives for many reasons that have nothing to with us or everything to do with us.

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Kathie Powell
One of those days...

One of those days...

My day ended a little battle weary, wiser, heart full and eyes on Him.  Even in the toughest spots I find refuge within the loving heart of Jesus. So today turned into something more beautiful than I could have hoped for. It ended with friendship, love and worship.

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Kathie Powell
Inspired

Inspired

We need to understand we are inspirational to other people around us. No matter what you feel you have or haven’t achieved.  No matter where you are, you have the ability to inspire. God created us to stand out, to step out and to be His hands and feet.  It’s not about a big “look at what I’ve done” moment.  Its in the quiet moments, the ones no one sees except that person who needed a leg up, some food, or clothes or someone to listen to them, really listen.   What you do matters to someone.

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