Alive and Active Life inspires and equips Jesus followers to live in power, passion, and purpose by applying God’s Word in practical ways each day.

Be doers of the Word, and not hearers only.

James 1:22

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Recent Articles & Podcast Episodes…

I Have To Be Right!

Have you ever been told – “You always have to be right!”? Likely it’s been said to you – or to someone else – often by “that guy!” Does it ever “bug” you that a certain person just always has to be right? Maybe you are that person. (click to read / listen for helpful tips) Read More …

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ACM: A Tool To Build Noble Character

Keeping track of all the details in life is challenging. How do you track things in your life? Your workload, diet, property care and home chores? What about bill deadlines, healthcare appointments, fun with friends. To stay on top, you need a good tool. Tracking your spiritual development and growth in noble character requires a good tool, too.

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Roots Up

The other day, I was pulling weeds in my vegetable garden. Fortunately, I found and uprooted most of the “little guys.” But there were some weeds that had been growing a bit longer. They were stubborn and tough. I had to get my fingers right down at their entrance into the earth, take a “death grip,” and pull with my whole body – just to get those “bigger guys” out of my garden! From the roots up, those weeds were supported . . . until my hands came along! Read More …

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Need A Miracle?

I’m sure you’ve heard stories of people who died but came back to life. Some have been miraculously healed of serious diseases. There are stories of amazing financial provisions – down to the penny needed. Imminent tragedies have “somehow” dissipated. People have prayed for rain in drought and received it. These kinds of things are on the list of “Big Deal Miracles.” But most of us just need a regular miracle – something to encourage our hearts. I also think we get so focused on our own stuff that we miss the entire list of “Super Special Small Miracles” that happen each day. Do you need a miracle?

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When You Are Weary

I’ve been listening attentively to the news these recent months. Our world sounds weary. And since the globe is made up of individuals – like you and me – I’m guessing you may feel some weariness, too. In addition to managing weariness of your personal life, you likely feel some fall-out from all that’s going on globally. When you are weary, may you be encouraged by today’s content.

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Turn The Light On For Direction: 7 Steps

One of the first things you do when you walk into a room is turn the light on. That enables you to see everything, prevents falls, and helps you find your way. A light makes your environment feel more welcome. And it’s sure easier to find a misplaced item. But here’s the question: if it’s easy to turn a light on in a room, why is it harder to turn the light on inside you?

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Meet the Author...

Brenda is the Founder and Director of Intentional Living. She is an author, blogger, and counselor in Marriage, Family, and Individual Therapy. For over 30 years, she has been helping sincere believers in Jesus apply Scripture in effective ways that enable growth and empower meaningful, daily living…