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When Will It End?

John 16:33, “I [Jesus] have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” I find it ironic how my last blog post was about a storm. I live in North Carolina, and we are recovering from the recent Hurricane Florence. SO.…
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The BEST Good

Hey friends, I realize it’s been forever since I’ve written on here. I just wanted to acknowledge that, and say it feels good to be back. 🙂 I actually just wrote this piece below for a devotional writing challenge, but thought it would be an appropriate piece to jump back into blogging with! I am…
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Following Kings

I decided to write a blog in honor of Three Kings Day. (Yea, I’m a little late…) But still, I wanted to write about these guys because this past Christmas season, they fascinated me. So, what does that have to do with my January theme of New Year Resolutions? Well, it actually has a lot…
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JOY to the World

Joy to the world, the Lord has come! Let earth receive her King Let every heart prepare Him room And Heaven and nature sing And Heaven and nature sing And Heaven, and Heaven, and nature sing Christmas has come and gone…the anniversary of our Savior’s birth. Yes there is joy because the Lord has indeed…
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Sacrifice of Thanksgiving

So often thankfulness is seen as an overflow of happiness. But if that were the case, where is the depth? If we only gave thanks to God during seasons of bliss, what does that make our relationship with God look like? Looking at Scripture, and looking back on my own life, I’ve learned that thanksgiving…
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The Seesaw of Emotional Healing

Next week we’ll begin talking about gratitude, but before we go there, I realize I need to spend one more week talking about the previous topic presented. (If you did not read “Reflection on Me Too,” I encourage you to do so as it ties into this.) The amount of response I received was truly…
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The Story Behind ‘From Weary To Worship

Dear Sister, Hello and welcome to “From Weary To Worship”. I am very glad to meet you here. My name is Kelly Arena and I am, first and foremost, a child of God. My life has been marked by various physical difficulties including a rare genetic disability diagnosed when I was twelve years old that…
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