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Look at the Birds…

Being the “good” Christian that I am, of course I don’t love money. Besides, I’m not rich, so there’s no chance of worshiping money. I’ve got that one down. But wait a minute: “…be satisfied with what you have” ??? That part hit me square in the nose. You see, if I’m really honest, I have […]

the struggle between flesh and spirit

The Fight

  OK….I admit it. I did it again. And it seems I keep on doing it. Do I have your attention now? Maybe you’ve done it, too. Actually, it is probably more accurate to speak of what I have not done. Oh, it’s not some horrible crime or obvious neglect. It’s just that daily struggle to […]

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Let’s Eat an Elephant – another New Year (mini-) challenge

Well, we’re three weeks in to the new year…..and how are those “resolutions” going? According to this interesting article (written in 2013), although an impressive 40 % of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, only 8% actually achieve them. But here’s an idea that’s a little more encouraging, from the American Psychological Association : “Setting small, attainable goals […]