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Embracing Transition

Posted 03-17-2022 at 08:42 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

"The Lord blessed the latter part of Job's life more than the former part. He had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand donkeys." - Job 42:12 NIV

From time to time we actually have to come out of one undertaking completely before God can transition us to the next assignment. Something that is closing in our lives can make us feel like we are out of control, going to shipwreck, or worse yet, never able to rebound.
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Were the French and American Revolutions Interconnected?

Posted 03-17-2022 at 03:35 PM by jbgusa
Updated 03-17-2022 at 04:29 PM by jbgusa

I just finished reading The Great Upheaval: America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788-1800 by Jay Winik.

The Great Upheaval focuses on the American and French Revolutions and the bloody final days of Catherine the Great, Czarina of Russia. The author makes the argument that despite slow and sporadic communication over large distances, these events were heavily interconnected. It is well-known that during the 1790's many American leaders, particularly Federalists,...
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Thinking about suicide more often than not....

Posted 03-17-2022 at 10:01 AM by TNSLPPTSO13

But I know I wouldn't do it..too much of a ***** for that...maybe if I stop taking my blood pressure and diabetes medication the conditions will catch up with me and hopefully a quick fatal stroke or heart attack will make things easier for me.

Is the financial stress..is the stuff I keep hearing about people getting their rent raised by 40,50 0r 60%..people using 60-70% of their take home pay for rent or mortgage..Homeowner's Insurance in this area is obscene...$6-$7K a year if...
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