Book Spotlight: Me and My Big Mouth

“The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit” (Proverbs 18:21).  In her book Me and My Big Mouth, Joyce Meyer lays out eye opening precepts that bring this verse to life in a new way. Although the Bible clearly states that the tongue is a …

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New Every Morning

Text: Lamentations 3:19-23 Key verse:  “They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness” (Lamentations 3:23). I watched amused as a popular news channel featured celebrity new year resolutions ranging from less cheese consumption to increased church attendance. However, I turned thoughtful when one of the interviewees stressed that her resolution for the current new …

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Anjola and the Stationary Sun Part 1

“Whoa! Did it happen? Are we there now?” Anjola blinked up at her cousin Deji. “Huh?” “Look around! Is this Bilandia?” Deji jumped up and flung out his arms in excitement. “The room got very bright as Gran was reading us that Bible story about Joshua, and I had to shut my eyes. When I …

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Anjola and the Queen’s Tiara

“You can open your eyes now.” Anjola stared at the silver fish standing on its tail. Big round eyes stared from opposite sides of its head. “Y..you’re talking!” she stammered. “Everyone speaks in Bilandia.” “Bilandia?” Anjola suddenly realized she wasn’t in bed anymore. She was in a wood clearing surrounded by tall oak trees. Instead …

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A Baby’s Cry

Derin laughed and tickled harder as Moji’s baby sister giggled with delight. “Oh my goodness, she is so cute!”             “Yeah, yeah,” Moji yawned. “I’m sick of everyone going on about how cute Lola is. They don’t hear her screaming the house down or have to deal with her dirty diapers. I’ll be glad when …

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SPEAK LIFE

By LoveSetFree, Wordzpread Contributor Sticks and stones may break bones, but words can break my heart ... A Principal at Junior High School that I worked at as a para/ teacher assistant quoted these words to the students one week in assembly shortly before stepping down from her position. The words always resonated in my …

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