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How To Overcome The Challenge Of Change (pt 2)

Before you begin here, did you begin here?  See How To Overcome The Challenge Of Change “Every man dies, but not every man truly lives.” ~ William Wallace, Braveheart Prologue: The scriptures indicate that there is a season for everything. (Ecclesiastes 3:1-8)  Seasons bring change, but if you’re like me, you don’t like that.  Or, in the very least, you’re uncomfortable with …

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How To Overcome The Challenge Of Change

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; a time to weep, and a time to …

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Easter: You Make Me Come Alive!

  Do you see?  The very fact that you are reading this already answers that question for most of you.  My question, however, might not be as rhetorical as you think. If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal …

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Suck Rocks: This Is Living Now (More Thoughts on FREEDOM)

“For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.” ~ Galatians 5:1 Jesus Christ did not come to make bad people good.  He came to make dead people live. FREEDOM EXAMINED  (courtesy of http://www.tourfactory.com/950924) The following was inspired by true events.  Names have been changed to protect the identity of those portrayed. “Hey, Bill!  What did …

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Happy Holidays

“The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” Calendar year 2015 expires in a few hours for those of us in the valley of the sun.  As each December 31st rolls around, I find myself always asking, “Where did that year go?!” It’s not how it was growing up.  The days of molasses have been replaced by a blinding blur.  Let’s …

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Why Did I Say That?! (My car is so vain!)

Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up. ~ George Saunders Two things in life constantly remind me of God’s humor: flatulence and irony.  And let’s face it, both can stink sometimes! Last week, I used my new car as an example of how pleased we are when things work (see “Your So Vain” post).  The benefits of enduring …

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You’re So Vain (You Probably Think This Blog Is About You!)

I recently had a car break down.  Every summer my vehicle feels the need to declare it’s hatred for me.  I’ll just be plugging along the highway with a bazillion cars behind me then, WHAMO!, all of a sudden I’m blocking rush hour traffic.  But at least I can cook eggs on the road while waiting for a tow in …

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Just Inspired

Hey gang! It’s been a while, I know.  Lots going on with the birth of our 3rd child, Elias, around the corner and all the doctor drama we’ve been encountering (search “ELIAS” for updates from the wifey)! Anywho, my oldest child just turned five today, and I’m in a little shock over it.  WHERE HAS THE TIME GONE?  Am I …