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Archive for the ‘Spiritual Growth’ Category

When We Don’t Get What We Want

But I don’t want that!

What do you want?

Ice cream.

You can’t have ice cream for breakfast, you have to eat something healthy.

I don’t want something healthy, I want ice cream. I only like ice cream.

This is better for you.

I won’t eat it. I will only eat ice cream. I’d rather starve.

Just about every parent of a child older than three has had this conversation. What will you continue here

Assigning A Number To Our Pain

Recently, I wasn’t feeling well and when I went to the doctor the first thing they asked me was to “rate my pain”. Seriously? On a 1-10 scale? Who can do continue here

Listening to the Teller-Driver

Our little grandson loves to ride with Papa in the golf cart.  Part of the thrill is that he thinks he’s he’s in control. He likes to telland Papa where and when to turn. If he had his way, the rides would last much longer and go much further than they do.

Eventually though, Papa takes over and brings them home. But until the final decision is made, our grandson is in charge. He has designated himself read more here

The Savory Secret of Spring: Mudbugs

post308pic1aWhen these little beauties decide it is time to crawl out into the sunshine of spring they have no idea they are about to get swooped into the nets of fishermen, and wind up being the main attraction at a crawfish boil. And yet, here they are. Are you up for a tasty treat of steamed creek creatures?

In all seriousness, I wonder just how hungry the person was who first decided he, or she, would eat one of these little delights. How hungry would you have to be? The name alone is a bit continue here

The Truth About Self Love

I’ve recently heard of a focus among many Christians that has been described as both a “new movement” and “a forgotten way” – something mystical that will enhance our Christian walk. New? Old? Which is it? And what are we missing out on that is simultaneously newly discovered, and recovered? Continue here

The State of the Union

Tonight most of us will watch as the President delivers the State of the Union address to congress. What will we hear? Will we be encouraged or discouraged? Placated or enraged? Will we feel frustration or accomplishment? Will we hear truth or untruth? What is the state of our union?

I suspect that tonight we will hear a continue here

Resolutions? Time Is Not On Your Side

According to Statisticsbrain 21% of us resolved to losing weight, 17% of us want to make life improvements and do more good deeds and 27% of us did not maintain our resolutions through the first week of January. How are you doing?

If you are experiencing success, let me encourage you to hang in there because almost half of us will continue here

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