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What’s your favorite part of going to a Chinese restaurant? Right. The fortune cookie that sort of ties up the meal when the tiny paper message is pulled from its cracked shell. Whoever is gathered around the table reads their fortune and everyone gets to decide if it fits or if that cookie belonged on someone else’s table. Recently, my fortune was tailor made for me. “Treat yourself to a good book for a needed rest and escape.” I have the perfect solution, instant gratification, because I have a BKPedia …

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Strategic placement of worry in acts of faith

Yesterday I mentioned that we would visit with Joshua today. I sort of copped out on the end of the story of Gideon.  You have to know how it all turned out, before I tell you the really cool story about Joshua.  Gideon had gone from an arm of 32,000 men to 300. God told Gideon to get rid of men who were afraid (aka worried). That was one way of weeding out the worriers.  So the leftover men went into battle with trumpets and jars.  I would have been worried …

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Go toward the light …

When I enter a room to relax, kick back, veg out – in short, to become the epitome of a couch potato in appearance and momentum – I dim the lights, grab my blanket, and enter the state of inertia.  Not so when I enter a room with intentions to work on a project, read a book, do some cleaning, or check off items on my to-done list. When I’m on a mission, I turn the lights on, sometimes more than one, because I want to see clearly, need every …

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Saturday Re-strategy

Oh brother! It’s only 7:15 and I need a do-over.  I don’t remember changing passwords on any email accounts or any accounts – although it’s time to do that again.  So unable to get into email I went through the laborious task … which means I now need to go through the task on my phone too.  Oh! And I forgot about the automatic payments coming out of my checking account and therefore forgot to transfer money B4 the deduction.  “Dear Lord, Thank you for overdraft protection at my credit …

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Refining Grace