Archive for January, 2013

The Words We CHOOSE

Posted: January 20, 2013 in Uncategorized
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As someone that is a relative newbie to the blogosphere I am reading – a lot!
I read several blogs every day. Some I go to multiple times a week. I read the “archives” and the “about” page. I follow links to new blogs, I download and read the free e-books that many blogs advertise – I am not working on one right now but I might. (more…)
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 Recently I asked my son to do something – I forget exactly what it was but it needed to be done and I needed him to do it.
The following conversation took place:
The Boy
Why Daddy?
Please don’t ask me why. Just do what I asked you to do. If I ask you to do something, I expect you to do it. No questions. You do not need to know the reason. (more…)

When We Disobey God

Posted: January 4, 2013 in God's Will

I am sad today.
Sad – not because someone has wronged me or hurt my feelings. No one has taken anything away from me or cheated me.
I am sad today.

Sad – not because my life or the life of someone I love is over or nearly through.  Not because my “team” has done poorly recently or I did not get all the things I wanted for Christmas. Not because I have not lived the life I thought I wanted or that my childhood  dreams have not come to fruition.  Not for any of the reasons you would be inclined to think – not even if you know me as well as you think you do. (more…)