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Posts from October 2018 (Page 2)

Day 22 – Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Day 22 – MY JOB TRANSFORMATION Today’s thought is shared by Melissa Mescher… “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. (Proverbs 3:5-6) I really needed and wanted a job transformation last year. I…

Day 21 – Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Day 21 – THE BIG REVEAL Today’s thought is shared by Dee Ballantine… “give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.   (1 Thessalonians 5:18) In the spring of 2007 I moved from Alabama to Memphis and my kids and I bought a small home for me. For several…

Day 20 – Monday, October 22, 2018

Day 20 – GOD’S WORD Today’s thought is shared by Amy McKay… Have you read through the Bible in a year? If so, that’s awesome! This is a goal that I really want to accomplish because I know how important it is to read and study God’s word every day. So, I’ve set out to…

Day 19 – Sunday, October 21, 2018

Day 19 Today’s thought is shared by Carren Marvin… “But the whole crowd shouted, ‘Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!’ . . . So Pilate decided to grant their demand” (Luke 23:18 & 24) Recently I re-read the Gospel of Luke and found myself pausing after this very familiar passage, where a bloodthirsty…

Day 18 – Saturday, October 20, 2018

Day 18 – TRANSFORMED PETER Today’s thought is shared by Dave and Deb Jackson… “But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men..” (Acts 5:29 NKJV) Peter is so easy to relate to! Although he was a disciple chosen by Jesus, he was outspoken and didn’t usually think before acting or…

Day 17 – Friday, October 19, 2018

Day 17 -HOPE Today’s thought is shared by Wanda Coats… “but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not grow faint.” (Isaiah 40:31 NIV) On April 20th I went to my oncologist for what…

Day 16 – Thursday, October 18, 2018

Day 16 – THEN AND NOW Today’s thought is shared by Kathy Hubbard… “When I was a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child but when I became a man, I put away childish things.” (1 Corinthians 13:11 KJV)) 1973.  It was a good year! Growing up in a small town,…

Day 15 – Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Day 15 – WHAT ARE YOU LIVING FOR? Today’s thought is shared by Michael Williams… “For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.”     (Philippians 1:21 ) As I write this article I am thinking about all the transformation that I see on a weekly basics at the FCI (prison), but this…

Day 14 – Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Day 14 – A New Person Today’s thought is shared by Vince Palazola (Vince is the father of Angie, who is a former Great Oaks’ member now living in Arkansas)… “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” (2 Corinthians 5:17)…