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Following Instructions Poorly

Following Instructions Poorly

“When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it…” Mt 13:19a Carpentry is not a natural talent of mine. Yet, I have found it to be a wonderful therapeutic release. Nothing processes anger better than pounding on a piece of wood. Most of all, when I’m done working on a project, I have something to show for my work. It gives me a wonderful feeling of accomplishment. This summer, I decided to try building my own…

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Breathe in Hope and Live Boldly

Breathe in Hope and Live Boldly

Since, then, we have such a hope, we act with great boldness.  2 Cor. 3:12 When our children were little, we purchased a trapeze from IKEA. It was a simple toy we ended up hanging from the support beams in the basement ceiling. The basement had a cement floor, so we placed two old mattresses underneath the trapeze to catch anyone who fell off. My daughter loved that trapeze. She would spend hours swinging on it, exploring new moves each…

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