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Posts tagged ‘Maturity’

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

Caught Off Guard

Falls can happen so quickly; rarely are we prepared for, or expecting them. One day you’re just minding your own business, watching marshmallow races in the moat, trusting that all is right with the world, and then something happens.

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It doesn’t have to be an earth shattering event, but something causes a subtle shift, and your footing begins to slip. 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

Taste and See

While I was in England visiting my son and his family recently, we took a side trip to Italy! It was so much fun, and, since it was my first trip to Rome and Pisa, I’m sure I’ll be sharing about that soon (with photos). However, as most of you know, travel can have unplanned issues, and that’s what I want to talk about today.

After a couple days in Pisa, and then another couple in Rome, my little granddaughter became, let’s say,
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Discerning God’s Path

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. – Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV

In the last week I’ve received three messages from three different friends who are each weighing a decision regarding read more 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

Perfect Timing

When was the last time you quit because you were frustrated? When was the last time someone asked you for help, only to abandon the project? When was the last time you felt like you were the only one doing all the work all the time?

It is easy to feel like you’re the only one working on a project – whether it is a project as personal and private as your personality, or as public as launching a new program at church – when you don’t see continue here

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