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The Value of Friendship

by Brenda Diggs

Not long ago, I saw the letters “BFF” written together in a text message to someone.  Since I don’t text, I had no clue what it meant.  After admitting my ignorance, I learned that “BFF” stands for Best Friends Forever.

With the advent of social media, specifically Facebook, “friend” has become a generic term that is used very loosely in our culture. Almost everyone is plugged in, but are we really connected?

A 2006 Washington Post article entitled, “Social Isolation Growing in U.S.”, cites the findings of a study that states “Americans are far more isolated today than they were twenty years ago; and that very few people feel they have anyone they can confide in.” Continue reading

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Prayer – It’s the Real Thing!

by Brenda Diggs

Prayer is a powerful, under-utilized weapon in the believer’s arsenal that can change the believer, give peace in the midst of turmoil, alter the course of nations, and win souls for Christ.

Prayer is bringing the ‘I AM’ into everyday situations; it is learning God, rather than learning about God.

Prayer is a privilege granted by a merciful God who longs to be intimately involved with His Creation.

Prayer is my garden of Eden when I can take a spiritual walk with the Creator. God speaks to me in a quiet voice that causes me to stop and pay attention. Sometimes I have to strain to hear Him because of the noise and distractions that would drown out His voice if I let them.

Through prayer, I am developing Continue reading

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