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The 12:12 Project

Ripple Effect

Posted by Kathy Hardeman on

Generosity Readiness or liberality in giving Freedom from meanness or smallness of mind or character A generous act Largeness or fullness; amplitude My first significant memory of generosity occurred when I was living on my own for the first time with my first child. I brought home...

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The Gateway of Gratitude

Posted by Mark Kimbrough on

The other night I was watching Jimmy Fallon, and part of an interview jumped out to me. Jimmy had Terry Crews on his show. For those of you that don’t know, Terry is an actor who first became famous because of some strangely funny Old Spice commercials and has since become a well known...

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Stepping Stones of Faith

Posted by Kathy Hardeman on

For my first post, I am tasked with writing a short piece about the fruits of the Spirit. Easy, I thought. I love taking pictures and have thousands to choose from, so I scrolled through and tried to match a picture with one of the fruits – love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness...

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An Act of Kindness

Posted by Cecil Jones on

It was 8:30 on a Saturday morning in August, and it was already hot. Thankfully there was a break in the rain. I was joining several others to help a church family who is selling their house move boxes and furniture to storage. Both members of the family were physically unable to do the work...

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Joyful, Joyful

Posted by Becky Kemble on

​I've experienced two memorable instances of JOY this summer. This one is the first time my granddaughter spent the night at our house. Here we are enJOYing a tea party of imaginary tea served in PlayDoh cups. I cannot express how much fun it is to play with a child, especially one who...

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Self-Improvement

Posted by Whitney Koch on

I can’t remember ever not struggling with my weight.Back in elementary school, I struggled with depression, though I didn’t know that’s what it was at the time. I overate and became overweight. That resulted in teasing, which led to more overeating. I’m sure you can guess...

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Be Still

Posted by Sarah Myint on

One day I was reading my Bible, and I came across a verse that sounded very familiar: Be still, and know that I am God.-Psalm 46:10 Not familiar like, oh, I have read this passage before, but familiar like I’ve heard it outside church and its community. And then I realized that I...

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The Word Made Flesh

Posted by Harry Whitsell on

​This month our contributors are sharing their favorite Bible verses. Two of my favorite verses from the Bible are John 1:1 and 1:14. From the New American Standard Bible translation regarding Jesus: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was...

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In the Way of the Lord

Posted by Becky Kemble on

This month our contributors are sharing their favorite Bible verses. These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Tie them as...

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Accepting the Gift

Posted by Sarah Myint on

This post concludes part 3 of our 3-part series based on Matthew 22:36-40:​loving God (part 1); loving your neighbor (part 2); and loving yourself (part 3). “Love your neighbor as yourself” is repeated many times in the Bible, in both the Old and New Testament. The Bible...

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