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I Am a Follower

I Am a Follower

On 3/13 Patsy Costner wrote: Scripture:"Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will make you...." Mark 1:17Thoughts for the Day: There is a difference in knowing about God and knowing Him. Knowing about Him encompasses all the information that we obtain from the first time we heard about Him throughout life. To know the ... I Am a Follower

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4 Stars

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A Year with Jesus

A Year with Jesus

On 12/3 Patsy Costner wrote: WWJD, What Would Jesus Do? Before we can answer the question we have to know Jesus. The sad reality is that many people wear these bracelets and t-shirts, post stickers on their cars, and yet have no clue as to how Jesus would answer. We base what we know about Jesus on what we have heard and not on ... a year with jesus

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4 Stars

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Why Men Hate Going to Church

Why Men Hate Going to Church

On 11/17 Patsy Costner wrote: BuyReadMuch of my reading has been spent on church growth, not just numerical but spiritual. Being a woman, I have often wondered why men, that claim to be Christian, would not pray aloud, take leadership roles, teach mixed classes in the church, or even be remotely interested in anything going on with ... Why Men Hate Going to Church

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4 Stars

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More Lost Than Found

More Lost Than Found

On 10/26 Patsy Costner wrote: When choosing my last book to blog, from Thomas Nelson's blog list, I choose Jared Herd's, More Lost Than Found: Finding A Way Back to Faith. At he beginning of the book I found myself thinking, "How simple, Nothing that I have not read or thought of before. I am not "lost," I am "found." I just need ... More Lost Than Found

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5 Stars

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Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

On 10/1 Patsy Costner wrote: Having taught elementary school for 30 years, I would have said that I know all about communicating with people. However, upon retiring I found myself interacting with adults. I had not really given much thought to connecting with people. I choose John Maxwell's, Everyone Communicates Few Connect a couple ... Learning How to Connect

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5 Stars

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Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

On 3/9 Patsy Costner wrote: "I met Patsy Clairmont at a Women of Faith conference. She is dynamite. Amaging what can come out of such a "little woman." I can say the same thing for this little book, Kaleidoscope. Actually, this is not the kind of book I usually pick up. I am not so much into wit and humor, but I love Kaleidoscopes, ... Kaleidoscope

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5 Stars

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Free Book

Free Book

On 2/24 Patsy Costner wrote: I have just finished reading Free Book by Brian Tome. (Title is Free Book, this is not a "free" book.) It is one of the most refreshing books that I have read lately. It is not your typical christian life / spiritual growth books. The problem with many writers is that they have never experienced freedom. ... Free Book

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5 Stars

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Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World

Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World

On 1/12 Patsy Costner wrote: How confident are you in your faith? Are you shaken as you live day to day in a world so filled with uncertainty and disappointments? How can we walk as a people with hope when things seem so hopeless? I found renewed energy as I allowed Dr. David Jeremiah to walk with me through, Living with Confidence ... Live With Confidence

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5 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/12 Patsy Costner wrote: What do you FEAR most?Have you identified your FEAR?Can you imagine living just a short time without that FEAR? What would that freedom feel like?I just finished another of Thomas Nelson's books, FEARLESS, by Max Lucado.Fear to me, if unidentified, is like a thief that robs us of all the opportunities ... Rid Yourself of Fear

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3 Stars

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The Great Eight

The Great Eight

On 6/9 Patsy Costner wrote: Does your life radiate joy or happiness? Generally, happiness is on the surface and dependent on one's circumstances. But true happiness, is dependent upon one's belief system and their outlook in life. How do we find that kind of happiness when so many circumstances in life seem to rob us of that it? ... Is True Happiness Possible?

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4 Stars

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What's Age Got To Do With It?

What's Age Got To Do With It?

On 1/30 Patsy Costner wrote: It's been said that people are as young as they feel. However, every year I live it seems to get harder and harder to think I am that young woman who just graduated college. The fact of the matter is that aging changes our bodies. The older we get, if we aren't careful our hair will become brittle, our ... Growing Old Gracefully

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3 Stars

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For The Tough Times

For The Tough Times

On 12/24 Patsy Costner wrote: It's Christmas and it's time to celebrate the birth of Christ. Seeing how the world focuses on consumerism instead of mimicking the life of Jesus makes me wonder, "Do we really believe that Jesus was the Son of God?" The answer to that question for Christians will determine how we respond to the problems ... Bitter or Better

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4 Stars

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