Tag Archives: habits

Vainglory, Obsolete?

Vainglory is an old-timey word, like ice box or gallivant.  Obsolete or not, I have a longstanding relationship with being smug about my achievements.   The other day a transaction that should’ve taken 10 minutes, took almost an hour. At … Continue reading

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Well Pleased: Dream

For decades I’d been struggling against a habit. I’d tried to stop and had intermittent success… Which is another way to say, I’d failed. No doubt you’re curious what my habit was. If I tell you, and it’s not something … Continue reading

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Hang-Ups vs God’s Word

Hang-Ups – Default templates guiding my day-to-day decisions, big and small. Do my templates align with God’s Word? Do they limit me and my living out God’s purpose for placing me in this spot in this time? Do my templates … Continue reading

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What Will You Leave Behind?

Stages in Israel’s (Your) Journey       Numbers 33: 1- 55 1Here are the stages in the journey of the Israelites when they came out of Egypt by divisions under the leadership of Moses and Aaron. 2At the Lord’s command Moses recorded the stages … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Wallet? (unique way to reconsider daily baggage)

Guesstimate: How much cash do you think you’re carrying? $______ Empty your pocketbook, tote bag, wallet. From the third person point of view (he/she, his/her) write assumptions a stranger might make about the person who carries the items in that … Continue reading

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What’s the Skinny on Fasting?

What’s your experience with fasting? From what did you fast? Do you agree with the article below? (I did not write the article. I lost the link source.) Question: “Christian fasting – what does the Bible say?” Answer: Scripture does … Continue reading

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Why I Hate Religion

Why I hate religion but love Jesus http://blog.proclaimonline.com/2014/05/16/4-thoughts-on-spoken-word-poems/

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Why Did the Introvert Leave Comfort Zone?

We’re standing in the church lobby, waiting for the doors to the auditorium to be opened. I see a woman I’ve never seen before sitting in a chair. She’s not making eye contact with anyone. I get the urge to … Continue reading

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Seven Lethal Assumptions by Andy Stanley

Every Andy Stanley Youtube video my spouse and I watch is excellent. Go look him up if you haven’t watched/heard Andy before. In the meantime, here’s a good list from him. Seven Lethal Assumptions 1. “If I find the right person, … Continue reading

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This is Love

This is Love The Holy Spirit showed me: Every day, every minute, time and time again, You are blotting out my sins, cleansing my heart. Let me tell anyone who will hear it. A newborn babe! I’m Your newborn baby! … Continue reading

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