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Say It!

For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ hath not wrought by me, to make the Gentiles obedient, by word and deed,

Romans 15:18

Pray It!

Father,  I thank You because I only speak of those things that You have given me to speak.

Amen.…

Mary or Martha?

The apostle Luke tells us a story about a woman named Martha. Martha became frustrated over things that were going on around her. She was distracted and anxious. She was upset thinking she was the only one working. The story makes me smile. Martha is so human. She even suggested to Jesus that he tell her sister Mary to get up and help her.

Luke 10:40 “But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone? bid her therefore that she help me.”

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Bumpy Ride

I was standing in line ready to board a plane when the attendant asked the group of passengers if we had noticed the TV monitor. Of course, most glanced up and there it was, the weather channel showing storms directly over our first stop. The attendant then proceeded to explain to us that it would be a bumpy flight. And guess what happened? Nothing! No one reacted. No one got out of line.

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Just Wait!

According to the dictionary, there are a number of definitions for the word “wait”. One in particular is “looking forward expectantly.” The other day, I had to wait in an airport. As I waited I looked forward expecting my flight to arrive. During the wait, I was able to make some contacts, read, and visit with others who also were waiting. So waiting does not indicate doing nothing.


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Big Ears!

A few weeks ago at the Redding, CA grand opening, I was reminded of something.  As I stood out front greeting customers before the ribbon cutting event, along with the comments of how the community was excited that Hobby Lobby was opening, the weather also was talked about.

There was a cool breeze, and I thought the temperature was great, and it was a welcome relief for me. However, there were customers in line who thought it was cold. So there I stood visiting with a line of customers as far as the eye could see and to some it was cold. While others thought it was just perfect. So what was it? There we were in the same spot, in the same conditions, yet opinions were different. Why? It all depended on where we came from.

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