All posts by: Jackie Trottmann

Put on the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. When in prison, Paul was surrounded by Roman soldiers...
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The world has changed with many once every-day activities stripped away: daily commutes, working in an office setting, and classes or events cancelled leaving us with more time on our...
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“We are living in a material world and I am a material girl,” pop artist, Madonna sang in 1985. Jesus said, “I came that they may have life, and have...
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Hope is a choice that often demands an effort. It is easier to worry, get discouraged, and be afraid. When we hope, we are not passive. We are active by...
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Security now and in the future, it’s what everyone wants. But if you truly think about it, isn’t the future always uncertain? No one is promised tomorrow. Since this world-wide...
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I say the Lord’s Prayer at church every Sunday, but do I really mean thy will be done? I was making the bed when Robert walked in. Always the helper,...
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Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 2 Corinthians 3:17 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) In the United States we...
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What do you think of when you hear the word discipline? Does it conjure up images of punishment, as in being disciplined? Or does it mean being strong-willed and focused?...
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Would you like to know how to be content in a discontented world that can be falling apart all around you? It starts with understanding that contentment isn’t something that...
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If you are feeling anxious, you can learn how to calm your anxiety with understanding. In this post, I’ll explain why anxiety happens, but most importantly, how you can calm...
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