Category Archives: Best of…

Best of… Be, Do, Have

By:  Staci Stallings This revelation hit me the other day while I was listening to a cassette on having financial balance in your life.  On the tape, the author talked about a goal setting seminar he went to.  The lesson … Continue reading

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Best of… There’s Gotta Be An Easier Way

By:  Staci Stallings Have you ever had a dream that was so close you could nearly reach out and touch it?  And yet every time you put your hand out, it turns out to be a mirage.  You work and … Continue reading

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Best of… Burning the Boats

By:  Staci Stallings I have the feeling that this lesson could change my life in many, many ways. It’s something I just came across yesterday.  By today I had forgotten it until I turned on my copy of Andy Andrews’ … Continue reading

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Selling Him Out for Thirty Pieces

By:  Staci Stallings “And he threw the pieces of silver into the sanctuary and departed; and he went away and hanged himself.” –Matthew 27:5 One thing I love about the apostles is how like us they all were.  There was … Continue reading

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Where Were the Angels?

By:  Staci Stallings “This light is entrusted to you to be kept burning brightly . . .” so said the priest the day he handed the baptismal candle to the parents. These particular parents were the kind who took that … Continue reading

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Of Waterpots & New Wine

By:  Staci Stallings And on the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; and Jesus was also invited, and His disciples, to the wedding.  And when the wine gave out, … Continue reading

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Stage or Altar?

By:  Staci Stallings Plastic Christians. You know the kind. They know all the words, spout all the rules, sing all the songs, join everything, and they look really good doing it, too. Their suits are pressed. Their ties are straight. … Continue reading

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As

By:  Staci Stallings “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” — The Our Father The most perfect prayer.  The one Jesus told us, “When you pray, pray like this.”  Ever since, we’ve been praying the … Continue reading

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Being a Magi

By:  Staci Stallings A long time ago I read a book that said, “There is a reason you notice the things you notice.  They come into your sight to tell you something.” (paraphrase) I took that to heart and began … Continue reading

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The Crystal Ball

By:  Staci Stallings Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to see into the future?  Especially at those times in life when the road forks, and you have no idea which fork is the best choice.  You could choose X, … Continue reading

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