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We have a Bible verse every day, a quote from a significant other, and a joke to give you a smile.

March 1, 2024

A Verse:

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, a whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.

James 1:2-4

 
A Quote:

Gustave Flaubert,

"The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe."

 

A Joke:

I used to be addicted to soap, but I'm clean now.

Feb. 29, 2024

A Verse:

Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone.

Ephesians 2:19-20

 
A Quote:

James Clear,

"The myth is that there isn't enough time. There is plenty of time. There isn't enough focus with the time you have. You win by directing your attention toward better things."

A Joke:

A guy walks into a bar...

He was disqualified from the limbo contest.

Feb. 28, 2024

A Verse:

For this reason he had to be made like them, fully human in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, and that he might make atonement for the sins of the people. Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.

Hebrews 2:17-18

 
A Quote:

Paul McCartney,

"In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make."

A Joke:

How does dry skin affect you at work?

You don’t have any elbow grease to put into it.

Feb. 27, 2024

A Verse:

There is no difference between Jew and Gentile, 23for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 24and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.

Romans 3:22,23

 
A Quote:

George Orwell,

"Big Brother is watching you."

 

A Joke:

I thought the dryer was shrinking my clothes.

Turns out it was the refrigerator all along.

Feb. 26, 2024

A Verse:

To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor and immortality, he will give eternal life. But for those who are self-seeking and who reject the truth and follow evil, there will be wrath and anger.

Romans 2:7,8

 
A Quote:

Judy Garland,

"Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else."

A Joke:

If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring?

Pilgrims.

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