Vancouver Island is an excellent place to hunt for unusual minerals, gems, semi-precious stones, fossils and gold. With its unique geological environment it is one of the finest locations for rockhounding in Western Canada. Featuring detailed maps ranging from Victoria through the Chemainus Valley and up to Port Hardy, "A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia, Vol. 1" covers more than 100 sites on Vancouver Island and adjacent islands.
Revival in the church can only begin and continue when the people of God experience a renewal within their hearts and a transfomation of their minds. This can never happen unless the Word of God comes alive in us and the practicing of it becomes first nature through us. In and of itself Revival is but a beginning and 'new life' through Christ a starting point to greater things in His Name. As we begin to experience more of the 'beginning of sorrows' God waits to use a people unafraid and unashamed to walk in His Word. It will never be easier than it is today, for the Word itself tells us that the days will grow more difficult. His precious grace will never be more available than in these last days, for He has spoken it in His Word.
You are His treasure and He is making you His precious jewel. In this thirty-one-day devotional you will find precious gems of God's Word, which will transform hopelessness into hope. It is during hopeless situations in life that our faith is truly tested. As you meditate on the daily devotions, you will discover that your hope is the treasure in which faith stands. Put your hope in the almighty King. In Him all the treasures are stored up as you bask in His presence. Know that you are: a daughter of royalty, a precious jewel of beauty, and a diamond to destiny. May you sparkle with a radiant fire that exudes and touches other diamonds in the rough. Be encouraged and know that you are unique, gifted, and created for purpose. The true diamond within will break forth in brilliance. "And they shall be Mine, says the LORD of hosts, in that day when I publicly recognize and openly declare them to be My jewels (My special possession, My peculiar treasure). And I will spare them, as a man spares his own son who serves him" (Mal. 3:17).
This workbook is based on a traditional recovery program. This workbook is meant to be a self-help manual on your road to recovery. It does not, however, take the place of a professional therapist who is trained in addiction counseling. If you or a loved one is in need of counseling (which is a great tool on this journey) then I encourage you to explore the concept of individual counseling. Joanna Johnson, MSW
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