Lisa Braxton (Massachusetts)
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Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. - 1 Chronicles 16:34 (NIV)
When I saw the email, I braced myself. For nearly a year, I’d sent sample chapters to different publishers, praying that one of them would give me a contract for my novel. But so far I’d gotten only rejections — dozens of them — and this email proved to be...
Being grateful helps me to recognize God’s blessings.
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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”