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Building Margin into Your Life – Part 1From The Life You Were Meant to Live (2018)

God is the author of your limitations. He put them there for your good! Pastor Rick explains in this broadcast why, rather than fighting your limits, you need to accept your limits and how to … Continue reading Building Margin into Your Life – Part 1

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Why Stressed? Over-worked or Over-worried? By Rick Warren - November 19, 2018

You may think that you’re stressed out because you have too much work to do. You may think your boss is unreasonable. You may be right. But that’s not why you’re stressed. Work doesn’t stress … Continue reading Why Stressed? Over-worked or Over-worried?

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