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Posted by Regi Campbell on January 1, 2018

I have compassion when I understand – If someone seems extraordinarily fearful, my gut reaction is to tell them “Be brave, what are the odds of that bad thing happening?” But when I understand the person’s story, when I hear of the events in their life that ‘told them’ the world isn’t a safe place,…

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10 Things I Learned in 2016 (Part II)

Posted by Regi Campbell on December 29, 2016

You can read 10 Things I Learned in 2016 (Part I) here. On Monday, I wrote about the importance of reflecting on the past year to distill things you learned. I even suggested praying and asking God to help you. To conclude, here’s “Part II” my ‘learnings’ from 2016 . . . Our modern-day existence…

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10 Things I Learned in 2016 (Part I)

Posted by Regi Campbell on December 25, 2016

As the year comes to a close, it’s become an annual tradition for me to spend time reflecting on what I’ve learned. Here’s the first five of my top ten ‘learnings’ from 2016 . . . Sometimes in our efforts to understand God, we can end up redefining Him. We don’t mean to but we…

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10 Things I Learned in 2015

Posted by Regi Campbell on January 3, 2016

I know . . . everyone has moved on to the new year . . . resolutions, diets, budgets . . . all that. But every year, I look back and think through what I learned the previous year. Experience doesn’t yield wisdom but evaluated experience does. Some of this came from reading, some from…

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Posted by Regi Campbell on January 4, 2015

Our prayers are offered to God in ‘real time’ to us. But timeless God heard our prayers and considered them before the beginning of the world . . . before He wrote the script of what’s happening right now. So our prayers are valuable and useful, no matter when they’re uttered. Stephen Hawking’s quantum physics…

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17 Things I Learned in 2013

Posted by Regi Campbell on December 30, 2013

This time each year, I sit down and net out the most significant things I learned. Good, bad or ‘rained out,’ here’s this year’s list . . . 1. We trust someone who wants something for us. We fear someone who wants something from us. Our God not only wants something for us, but wants…

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12 Things I Learned in 2012

Posted by Regi Campbell on December 28, 2012

Ever wondered why God ‘rested’ after 6 days of creating? Was He tired? Did He need a smoke break? I think God rested on the 7th day to press meaning into what He had done. He rested and reflected. A few verses after this first week of recorded history, Eve shows up because “no suitable helper…

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10 Things I Learned in 2011

Posted by Regi Campbell on January 4, 2012

Here are 10 things I learned in 2011 and wanted to share with all of you . . . God loves us extravagantly in our humanity. He knows our weaknesses, our struggles, our temptations. And He loves us as we are. We can’t improve and cause Him to love us more. We need to develop a…