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Discoveries of a Wanderer

Discoveries of a Wanderer

October 2011 Archives

Psalm Sunday: God Helps Us in Times of Trouble

posted by Jana Melpolder

This week I’m featuring my Mom’s favorite psalm which is Psalm 46. Taken fron Biblegateway.com  1 God is our refuge and strength,    an ever-present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way    and the […]

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Just Take That Next Step

posted by Jana Melpolder

Here’s a quick motivation to help you. God can help you through the rough spots! Keep working hard for what you believe in!

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Take a Quick Break and Laugh

posted by Jana Melpolder

Have you seen the Old Spice commercial? Check out Sesame Street’s hilarious take on the commercial that will make you laugh!!

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Psalm Sundays: Be Loved

posted by Jana Melpolder

This is a simple reminder to enjoy the love offered to us. Parts of Psalm 18: Taken from Biblegateway.com 1I love you, LORD, my strength.  2 The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer;    my God is my […]

More Than ‘A Tree Grows in Brooklyn’

posted by Jana Melpolder

Think New York City is just the bright lights and busy streets? There are surprisingly many quiet spots you can find – if you just know where to look. Check out photos from my recent trip to Brooklyn’s biggest park, […]

The Church’s Involvement in the Immigration Debate

posted by Jana Melpolder

The ever-popular immigration debate is getting some heat, and Alabama’s new immigration law is creating strong reactions on both sides of the debate. What should the Christian community do when it comes to immigration laws? Are we to stand by the government or argue against it? Check […]

Psalm Sundays: Take Heart and Do Not Fear

posted by Jana Melpolder

Each Sunday I plan to publish a Psalm that reflects something that many of you might be feeling. This Sunday I chose a Psalm on courage and peace. It helps me feel better, and I hope it reaches out to […]

Occupy Wall Street Looks Bigger on TV

posted by Jana Melpolder

I just traveled to New York City and was lucky enough to check out Occupy Wall Street. Let me be honest: it wasn’t what I was expecting. I think there were more people crowded around the protestors taking pictures and observing […]

Quotes About Autumn

posted by Jana Melpolder

I love the beginning of each season. Fall is special because you can grab a cup of steaming hot cider, put on your favorite sweater, and feel that crisp nip in the air. Check out what other people have to […]

Meet a Nobel Peace Prize Winner

posted by Jana Melpolder

Leymah Gbowee is a peace activist who has played a remarkable role in ending the war in Liberia. This Nobel Peace Prize Laureate is also a Lutheran, and she knows that faith has played a large part in her life. Watch how this inspiring woman […]

Quote: Don’t Be Afraid of Change

posted by Jana Melpolder

  “Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” – Chinese Proverb  Click to View More: Have the Courage to Push Yourself Bible Verses to Cope with Change Words of Comfort  

A New Kind of Journey

posted by Jana Melpolder

I have recently joined the American (and) global club of being unemployed. Whew, it’s tough to even write that. Besides my sweet deal here at Beliefnet of being a blogger, I’m looking for new jobs so I can get back into […]

What Is Meant By the “Politics of Hunger”?

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Uplifting Quotes on Generosity

posted by Jana Melpolder

Here are a few quick sayings that I enjoy on being kind and generous. Enjoy! “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” – Booker T. Washington   “The best way to cheer yourself up is to […]

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