Hopeful, Steady & Together

Today we celebrate the independence of Belize from Great Britain. I borrow the opening lines from our National prayer as we celebrate our 40th year. “Almighty and Eternal God, who through Jesus Christ has revealed Your Glory to all nations, please protect and preserve Belize, our beloved country.” This year’s theme is Belize @ 40: …

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Got Roots?

108. That’s how many days are left in 2021.  2592 hours, 155520 minutes.  I have a feeling that some months took the short cut and that’s why we are already in September. As I thought about what to write for this week, I came across a post I had shared in January. It’s amazing to …

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5 Lessons From Nehemiah

Over the past several weeks I have been leading a Bible study on Nehemiah. The ladies and I have gleaned so many lessons from our time in the book of Nehemiah and so I decided to share 5 lessons from Nehemiah with you today. The book of Nehemiah begins with him receiving the news about …

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Making Space To Study Scripture

Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.  Psalm 119:165 Great peace, something that seems to be so out of reach for many of us today.  The headlines and social media, speak the opposite on a daily basis, peace too it seems has stumbled out on the streets. As …

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Interview with Abris Inspirationals Founder

Miracles, Faith & Business

Featuring Ada Almendarez Ada Almendarez was born and raised in the Cayo District. She grew up with 4 sisters, 1 brother, and her parents. Ada describes her younger self as “the bright idea sister and the one who got everyone hurt at some point after my “bright plans” were carried out. At some point, I …

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Are You Praying?

“Dear brothers and sisters, pray for us.” (1 Thessalonians 5:25) Paul was wrapping up his letter to the brothers and sisters in Thessalonica when in verse 25, we see this short verse. A “prayer request”. Paul says it straightforward, “pray for us.” He begins his letter by letting them know that they were praying constantly …

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Honoring God

Is Your Relationship Weighty?

“Don’t say heavy, say weighty”. I remember hearing this phrase many times in my village. We were usually told this when picking up a baby and feeling his or her weight in our arms. It paints such a great picture for the word honor.  In Christ’s day, the word “honor” had a literal meaning of …

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Don’t Go Down

A cupbearer turned wall builder. That’s Nehemiah for you.  He was cupbearer to King Artaxerxes. His life as it was would be radically changed as he spoke with his brother and some other men who had come from Judah. His heart had remained with his people and for Jerusalem. They said to me, “Those who …

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Who Is He?

Who is He? There was a lot of talk going around. The streets were buzzing with the news of the man called Jesus. Was he the Messiah?  The book of Matthew tells us that while they were in the region of Caesarea Philippi, Jesus asked his disciples about what the word was on the streets.  …

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Are You Listening?

Elijah had come a long way, carrying a complaint that he had to get off his chest. A complaint he carried for 40 days and 40 nights. He was about to have a divine encounter with “the god who answers by fire”, Yahweh. The Lord said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the …

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