Category Archives: Encouragement Cafe Ministries

Encouragement Café: Don’t Stall Out

“So the last will be first, and the first last. For many are called, but few chosen.” Matthew 20:16 NKJV

Our world spins out of control, shrouded in darkness. Terror spreads everywhere, and we tremble wondering when it will once again reach our home shores. Political assassinations are attempted as Congressmen play baseball.

Gang violence sweeps through our cities and towns. Police face ambushes. Storms of protests frequent our living rooms, and division accelerates worldwide.

Was it only sixteen years ago that we stood united in churches? People gathered holding hands and flying American flags. Patriotism was at its peak.

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Encouragement Café: A Letter to my Future Self

“I will be glad and rejoice in Your mercy, for You have considered my trouble; You have known my soul in adversities.” Psalm 31:7 NKJV

The tears are falling again. You don’t cry easily. This means you have been hurt and the pain is deep. I have been with you through these troubling times before.

Right now, it does not feel like you will make it, but you will. You have done it before. Knowing life and knowing God, this time is harder. It always gets harder.


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