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Impossible Things

This weeks Fellowship Bible Church Celebrate Recovery Devotional is brought to us by our CR Brother in Christ, Carl K.  Thanks so much Carl! What are your Impossible Things? “When I was younger, I did it for a half an hour every day. Sometimes I have believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast!” (The Queen from Alice and Wonderland)     
I love this quote from Alice and Wonderland. The movie is strange, the book is strange. Yet it has some quotes and ideas that can easily be applied to life.  Take the quote noted above for example. Believing the impossible is something easily done by a child, but not so much by an adult. Is it because logic takes over and clouds our imagination or our ability to believe? Or is it because we become so jaded by life and its struggles that we can’t see that what seems impossible are really possible?  
During my time visiting prison or mentoring men who have been released from prison, I have heard time and time again them say something like thi…


Have you ever been to a sermon or a motivational meeting where you feel like the person who is speaking must have been getting some inside information on YOU to know what to talk about?  No?  Just me?  Okay, well, I'll tell you what happened in my case then!  Last week, at a meeting my husband and I were at, the speaker began talking about the importance of displaying God's Character in every situation.  Did you catch that?  EVERY situation!  The speaker even used examples such as getting frustrated with other drivers on the road, disappointed at a sports game, angry at a bad decision made, etc etc!  

​ As God's Word says in Colossians 3:17, "Whatever you do whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him."  WOW, so there was a reality check I needed!  
In every situation, I need to ask myself:  Am I displaying God's character of grace, patience, truth, mercy, love, kindness, sacrifice,  forgiveness, a…

Am I Listening?

My husband and I got our Amateur Radio (otherwise known as HAM Radio) Licences over 20 years ago. One of the most important benefits to having a HAM Radio is that if cell phones and landlines ever stop working, HAM Radio's can be used to make phone calls and for general communication. In order to communicate in any situation, I need to be able to LISTEN. If I am pressing the Transmit button constantly, I cannot HEAR anything the other side is saying!!
So how can I relate this to my prayer time with God and even in my relationships with others? It's a question that I must ask myself often, and maybe you can ask yourself the same thing:

Am I listening?Am I slowing down and quieting myself to hear God's answer?Am I a good listener, or am I doing most of the talking in my relationships with others??

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All for Him,
Kareena Holloway Fellowship Bible Church Celebrate Recovery Encourager Coach