Author: Karen McQuaid

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Next Step

START “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door.” Bilbo Baggins Chinese philosopher Lao-Tzu once said, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” In the “Where” you need to ask yourself, “Where do I want to start?” Most tasks, whether big or small, are made up of many little steps […]

Keep Moving Forward

You’re not stuck – You’re going through.We will all go through situations in life—some bad, some good. Many times, we think the phrase “I’m going through something” is bad news, but if we view it properly, we realize “going through” is good; it means we’re not stuck! We may be facing difficulties, but at least […]

Influence

Same Storm Different BoatThe historic story of the passenger ship, Titanic, is tragic. The ship touted to be unsinkable sunk and even when the ship’s passengers were told to get into lifeboats, the first boats were lowered half full because the passengers were convinced the Titanic wouldn’t sink. They felt it was safer to stay […]

Courage

If I am a man of God, may fire come down from heaven……..2 Kings 1:10 Andrew lives in a country that’s closed to the gospel. When I asked how he keeps his faith a secret, he said he doesn’t. He wears a button that advertises his church, and whenever he’s arrested he tells the police […]

Patience

God: Never in a Hurry, Always On TimeBe patient with God and with yourself. One of life’s frustrations is that God’s timetable is rarely the same as ours. We are often in a hurry when God isn’t. You may feel frustrated with the seemingly slow progress you’re making in life. Remember that God is never […]

Revival

Revival is Now!Revival has to be one of the most exciting words in the Christian vocab. It literally means to revive and to make alive again. Revival is the coming back to the things of God and an awakening to the knowledge of His presence amongst us. You don’t need to look far to see and […]

Wisdom

We all have emotions, but we must learn to manage them. Emotions can be positive or negative. They can make us feel wonderful or awful. They are a central part of being human, and that is fine. Unfortunately, most people do what they feel like doing, say what they feel like saying, buy what they […]

Forward

Your mind is a powerful thing, and your thoughts have the ability to affect your performance in every area of life. In fact, your life cannot go forward if your mind is going backward! Thinking and dwelling on past hurts or mistakes can actually cause us to relive the pain and prevent us from moving […]

Rescued

I will rescue them from all the places where they were scattered……Ezekiel 34:12 In the open sea, a rescuer positioned her kayak to assist panicked swimmers competing in a triathlon. “Don’t grab the middle of the boat!” she called to swimmers, knowing such a move would capsize her craft. Instead, she directed weary swimmers to […]