Tag Archives: stress

Staying close to the center

This morning I put nearly 50 pound of ham on to slow cook for the community dinner tonight at the church.  I also made a half gallon of sugar free lemonade.  As I was making the lemonade, I was swirling … Continue reading

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The big fish that swallowed me up

I was talking with some friends last night.  One of them was paying the other a compliment when they said, “I was Jonah and you were the big fish.”  Say what?  They explained that they were on the run and … Continue reading

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The deal you get when you follow Jesus

I am a bargain shopper.  I always get the sale items, use coupons, and so on.  Yesterday I went to a local grocery store to pick up a few things.  There was a buy one get one free deal on … Continue reading

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Repeal and Replace

Repeal and replace would be considered a trigger phrase in the United States today.  Most people who pay any attention naturally think about the arguments over the US healthcare system.  I like for my blog posts to be relevant, so … Continue reading

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When to provide shelter

We have a few outdoor plants that we want to keep over the winter.  However, these are not plants that will survive our winters.  Last night we brought the plants in to protect them from the possible frost.  We will … Continue reading

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When the storms come

We have heavy equipment on the church property today.  The equipment is here to begin to alleviate the drainage problems we have here at the church.  When it rains, we are getting lots of water onto the church property from … Continue reading

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Please quit saying “God will not give you more than you can handle”

The truth is that God will absolutely give us more than WE can bear. The truth is that He will never give us more than HE can bear. Continue reading

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When you’re going through hell

What keeps me continuing to write and continuing to share text from my sermons on my blog is comments like this from a 53 year old woman from South Africa who left this comment today on one of my written … Continue reading

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I think you should do it this way

Have you ever said “I think you should do it this way”?  Sometimes we have a reason for wanting things done a certain way.  When I put the food out for a Wednesday night dinner, sometimes it does make a … Continue reading

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Sometimes God just helps you deal with it

There’s a popular Biblical term that is preached pretty frequently called a ‘thorn in the flesh’ found in 2 Corinthians 12.  The Apostle Paul says he had this issue which he called a ‘thorn in the flesh’.  Paul doesn’t tell … Continue reading

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