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Sunday School - July 1, 2012

Posted 06-30-2012 at 03:07 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Affirmation: Today I find out what is stealing my time from the Lord. I serve his interests instead of my own.

By meditation I penetrate the inmost ground of my life, seek the full understanding of God's purpose for me, of God's mercy to me, of my absolute dependence upon Him. - Thomas Merton

What our enemy has is a power stronger than ours, but what we have is authority over his power. - Watchman Nee

"Behold, I have given you authority to tread upon...
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Tears of 10,000 Years

Posted 06-30-2012 at 08:53 AM by LookinForMayberry

Yesterday as I was making the second (successful) attempt to give Bigun his walk WITHOUT getting soaked with rain, I was suddenly overpowered by sadness. Not just melancholy, but a sadness that closed my throat, robbed my breath, and tears just started falling. Immediately, my mind replayed my mother's voice: "Just stop it, Deborah, that's ENOUGH," and by reaction I started to obey. Then, I remembered my teachings from my counselor, my readings from Pema Chodron, the Dalli Lhama, and others....
"... first take the plank out of your own eye ...
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A Long Distance Relationship?

Posted 06-29-2012 at 09:27 AM by snowduck
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Psalm 10:1 - Why, LORD, do you stand far off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? - The writer of Psalm 10 asked a question that many of us ask today, especially when something bad happens. It's easy for us to say "where was God", or "why did God let that happen?" It makes me think of what Job said in the old testament, - Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble? - (Job 2:10.) No one wishes for bad things to happen, but the Bible teaches that they do and will...
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Snakes and Other Dangerous Things

Posted 06-28-2012 at 08:41 PM by KatieGal

I am now a Yuma resident, and an avid hiker. During these days of summer I usually head out in the evening a couple of times a week. It can still be about 100 out there, but at least the sun isnít high in the sky, baking me. Anyway, Iím not about to sit inside until autumn.

I often hike alone. Two things worry me about that, especially when Iím hiking some distance. One is venomous snakes. Another concern is my being assaulted out on the trail by a human. I have run into rattlesnakes...
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Pushing it...

Posted 06-26-2012 at 02:21 PM by woodworkingmenace (History)

Nancy, your Mom and my Wife and Daughter made the trip to Ashtabula a few days ago, and had a wonderful time up there.
Doris got to meet all the Neices and Nephews, and Great and Great Greats I reckon by now , (no, we wont mention her age at this stage in the game LOL)...

They left out of here about 9:30am and got back about 8:30pm or so, so everyone had a Great Time. I put on FaceBook that I dont do stairs well, nor do I go a long way, with walking yet, so I will have...
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