Monthly Archives: May 2008


We have seen a lot of flooding and swelling of rivers with recent monsoon rains. I was sitting by the river just out of town and noticed many clumps of water lilies jutting out of the fast flowing, murky water. It didn’t interest me much until about half an hour later when I realized that these clumps were slowly moving down the river. They were not anchored to the ground, straining to keep their heads above water, as they seemed. They were actually floating and slowly but surely making their way downstream, to be re-planted again somewhere else. I thought that was quite an exciting mission for the little water lilies, having been used to quiet river-side inlets and suddenly thrust into raging waters, to be re-planted downstream where the river deposited them.

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Not to Worry

Worry. Some of us are better at it than others, but we all do it from time to time. We worry about our kids. Our health. Our relationships. We worry about our finances. Our careers. Or our future. It can be hard not to worry, especially if there’s something that’s putting any one of these things at risk.

Since I’m a pretty good worrier, I absolutely love chapter six in the book of Matthew…

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, or about your body, what you will wear…” (v.

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New Every Morning

Faith Lifts has been in a season of waiting for the last couple of months … but the seasons are about to change.

My name is Shera and I’m the new administrator for Faith Lifts. I am humbled and honored to be leading a great group of women who are actively seeking God for the words He would have them share with you! Please feel free to take a moment and look through the “Who We Are” section to learn more about each of us.

We will begin offering daily devotionals next week and a few will be offered this week as well.

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