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This is the time of year when we “count our blessings.” As you think of all the gifts God has given you, do you ever wonder what you can give back? How you can express your gratitude? There is one thing that makes God smile. That, perhaps, is what he’s after when he gives us […]

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I’ve often said, some of the best gifts are not always apparent at first. They don’t appear to be gifts at all, at first. However, I’m firmly convinced (having tested this for years now), that anything can be a gift if we affirm it as such in faith. Recently, I learned that Abundant Gifts is […]

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This past week, I received two letters from readers of Abundant Gifts . One was from Nigeria. A young woman said she had picked up my book when she went to a pharmacy to get drugs for a sore throat. (A pharmacy in Africa! You never know where your book will show up.) She picked […]

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I was frustrated, not for the first time, by a particular person. Someone who does things very differently than me–in my opinion, too slowly, or without enough regard for reality. This person was unconcerned, in my mind, about what was important, and focused only on the negative. I did not want to deal with the […]

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We often hear Jesus’ words quoted, “It’s more blessed to give than receive.” In our materialistic world, that’s a good thing to be reminded of. But consider this: Might it be just as blessed to receive? Imagine offering a gift to someone. You genuinely want to give that person this gift. But she refuses. “No, […]

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The latest issue of the Abundant Gifts newsletter can be found at: http://www.abundant-gifts.com/current_newsletter.html IN THIS ISSUE:   * A Timely Reminder   * Don’t worry-Pray!   * Name of God of the Month:     Good Shepherd   * Images of God ss Shepherd   * Perspectives   * Abundant Gifts to Relish in October … and […]

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The Gift of Creative Vision

by Diane Eble “Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue prints of your ultimate achievements.” — Napoleon Hill I’m holding in my hands a copy of a book. The title is MotherStyles: Using Personality Type to Discover Your Parenting Strengths. The authors are listed as “Janet […]

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Welcome to the Abundant Gifts Blog!

I write this web log as a means to share more Abundant Gifts type stories, keep you posted on the kinds of “gifts” God is giving me—from recipes to the most profound “disguised gifts” that only become apparent as gifts later. I may also pass on news of interesting books, articles, other sites, even products […]

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