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About setyourpathsstraight

It is my desire to serve God and others through writing; by proclaiming His goodness, provision and character in story form. Though I was not always a follower of Jesus Christ, I have experienced life changes that can only be a result of personally meeting Him. He is not a God of religion, but of relationship. I don't have the answers to life's challenges, but I know where to find them...only in God's Word can any of us stop following crooked paths. The month of my spiritual birthday, I read Proverbs 3:5-6 and claimed it as my life verse... "Trust in the Lord in all you do, lean not on your own understanding In all your ways acknowledge Him.... and He will Set Your Paths Straight." Thank you for your visit today. Please come back again.

My Father’s Hands

My dad petting his spaniel, age 10 July 2019- Update:  I felt it important to repost this today.  My father of 80+ years is facing the twilight.  I cannot even express the thunder in my heart and head.  But I … Continue reading

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A Trembling Hand

The quote above is from a signer of the Declaration of Independence I am thoroughly convinced that the founding of America was not man’s idea but the very conception of our Almighty God. All the odds were against a rag … Continue reading

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Strive

Angela dropped the phone down in its cradle and put her head in her hands. This was not going well. Her client was untenable. They wanted to renegotiate a very lucrative contract, and not in her company’s favor.

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What It Cost

I knew in the beginning I would fall in love with you – I mean how could I not? Look at you… you are made so intricately, so beautifully, so fearfully and wonderfully….

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Who Do You Love?

  It is so much easier to stay angry, peeved or put out. It helps us walk through the problem with a sense of self righteousness…. get that? “Self” + “Right.” Clearly, as noted in the clip above of Jesus … Continue reading

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A Love Like That

“Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”” ‭‭John‬ ‭11:25-26‬ ‭NIV‬‬

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Love Like That: Grace-Full ~by Dr. Les Parrot

“Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven—as her great love has shown. But whoever has been forgiven little loves little.” Luke‬ ‭7:47‬ ‭

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Why We Must Forgive

For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. Matthew 6:14-15

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A Faith of Convenience

“The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith which we preach): that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised … Continue reading

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Message By The Sea

“And the LORD said, “I will cause all my goodness to pass in front of you, and I will proclaim my name, the LORD, in your presence.” Exodus 33:19

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