Living

Restart

Welcome to 2017. God gives us many special blessings. A particularly good one is the gift of restart, the grace to begin again. Here be opportunity to dream, do, be, become; a time to live and love anew, a time to embrace purpose, to get on with our work, to sow and harvest, to prosper …

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2016 in Review

2016 Scores: Built EverCreed.com, The Christian Q & A Site Edited 1 Book Read 5 Books Wrote 41 blog posts Had 154 views 2017 Goals: Read 12 Books Learn a programming language Learn a language Join a speaking course Write a blog post every day

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Live truly today

How many friends do you have? When was the last time you hung out with a pal? Or held conversation with someone, anyone without thinking about your importance or the principles you needed to defend? People do not hate you, they just do not remember you. Well, some may hate. But most folks are too …

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Distraction

It’s easy to get carried away, bogged down with work, an endless cycle of dullness given energy by the worker’s soul, while your real work suffers. It’s easy to find your satiation soon but temporarily, in that mild-to-tepid sort of way, rejoicing in solving daily issues for people and organisations, some merely trivialities worthy of …

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Web Gems (June 23)

Today’s web gems: play, pain, and books. Five ways that play can save the world Pat Kane tells us,”Play is an essential component of human nature – and one of our better parts. The more we express it, the better we become.” He shares four more ways play can save the world. Ranking the Pain …

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Caring

I always thought I cared about people. Then again, it’s easy to excuse myself: loving people (like me) busy with daily living might lack the necessary apparatus for expressing their care toward others. No matter, I plan to amend the situation somehow. Back then at the university, there was a guy ready always with a compliment for …

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Between wise and kind words

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never thrown away. -Arthur Helps, writer (10 Jul 1813-1875) Maybe it’s because kindness requires precious emotional energy; but preaching is often a performance.

A prayer for comfort

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. May our God reach through the fog of sorrow and comfort all those who mourn. God is our refuge, our present help in time of need. We will not be moved, though the heavens fall and the earth be moved. The LORD is our refuge. …

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