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Waiting By the Window Art

Each day you hear over and over how we need to be more flexible, more healthy, have more time with your family and friends, take more time for yourself and be less busy, more “available” and less selfish…be a part of a community effort in raising money for the next charity, run a marathon, join a gym, eat organic, try to be vegan…….DO YOGA, whew, find your soul mate. With all these expectations and no time not to mention the money to do them, I can just see and hear a single mom of three looking at me with her stink eye and saying< “Pshhh yeah right? Me find time to try Yoga and eat organic? Are you kidding, you try raising a teenagers and a preschooler who only want McDonalds and Taco Bell who have basketball practice 4 times a week and still cant learn to clean their own…
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Right Believing = Right Living

Doing life seems to be very difficult at times as we strive and work hard to make it all work out. Sometimes our best efforts seem to be not good enough. Our confusion ends with being completely exhausted and weary from trying so hard. Our prayers seem useless and life seems to one big never ending circle. I have good news and a bit of wisdom The Christian Life is not about trying to convince God that we are in need but agreeing with God that His word is true. How much value do we place in Gods Word? Everyone knows that a good investment produces a good return. Investing time by studying Gods word is the greatest investment one can make. Perhaps this is the reason that we are in this never ending circle of trying to obtain but never realizing the benefits of our hard work. Our buckets…
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Better to Be On Time and Ready

Recently, I have found that it is easy to say you will be a part of something and just as easy to NOT show up, respond, or even adjust your schedule to try and make an appearance to something you have committed to. It is a sad thing to admit, I have a problem with allowing myself to get too busy with schedules and have-tos throughout my day that I MISS the most important themes of WHY someone would ask me to a function, or be a part of an event, or to spend time over coffee. So many of us have character flaws and hide it away as if no one sees our weakness of being what the world calls as lazy. So many of us have a remark and are ready, when confronted, as to why or why not we cannot make the appointment. Some even dismiss their…
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