Hard Work Brings Awards

Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 at The Royal Opera House on February 16, 2014 in London, England. (February 15, 2014 - Source: Chris Jackson/Getty Images Europe)

Actress Lupita Nyong’o attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 at The Royal Opera House on February 16, 2014 in London, England.
(February 15, 2014 – Source: Chris Jackson/Getty Images Europe)

In honor of the 2014 Oscars this coming Sunday, here’s a post we wrote last year about award season.

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All Our Tomorrows

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Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you. – 1 Peter 5:7

It sounds like such a great thing to do, such an easy thing to do. To release all of our cares and troubles and give them over to God. To let go of our worries, doubts, and fears and live a free and easy life.

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Women of the Word: Mary, the mother of Jesus

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Mary is perhaps the most popular woman in the Word. Perhaps the most popular woman in Biblical history. After all, she is partly responsible for birthing, feeding, watching over, and raising the greatest Man Who ever lived and the Saviour of the world. Countless songs, articles, books, and poems have already been written about Mary and there are multiple lessons that we can learn from her life; so, we won’t try to say anything new here. Below are three important lessons we can learn from the life of Mary, the mother of Jesus.

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Vivienne Harr: “Making a Stand” Founder, Child Slavery Fighter

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Visit Vivienne online at: www.standwithmemovie.com
Twitter: @vivienneharr | Facebook | YouTube

from SFGate:

When Eric Harr was a kid, he made $9 one day from selling lemonade. He thought that was totally cool.

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Our Loudest Cheerleader

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For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Jeremiah 29:11

Encouragement is the oxygen of the soul.
John M. Maxwell

For many, there is hardly anything better than being told by someone else that we are doing a good job. When we are just about to quit at something, a word of encouragement can keep us going. Someone’s smile can brighten our miserable day. A genuine, unexpected hug can give us the strength to get through a tough time.

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We Aren’t Exceptions

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Even before we arrived, it was pretty much guaranteed that we would make mistakes. At some point in our lives, we would end up failing at something or disappointing ourselves and others. It shouldn’t surprise us that we aren’t perfect. Imperfection is one word that describes everyone. No one is an exception.

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More Than Conquerors

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Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.

Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.
Romans 8:35-37