Archive for May, 2014

Life is Hard… then… You Die

And then they die

Yes, life is hard for many, and it often seems some lives have no value or meaning. But, I believe that in some way—maybe in many small unnoticed ways—each and every person who spends time on this earth has an impact on something or someone. I believe every moment of every life has meaning and purpose.

The following was added May 29, 2020 ~  C Mashburn

I came across this post in my FB memories this morning, and after reading it, especially in light of what’s going on in our country today, I couldn’t bring myself to publish it without adding the following:

But… what about those who are not good and decent? What about those who are just plain evil? Well, in my humble opinion, based on my belief that God is ultimately in charge, I believe He uses even bad people to accomplish His plan for this world and what comes after we are finished here. It’s that simple.

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Raindrops on a Window

Too often, something can be right in front of us, waiting to be noticed for what it is, and we’re too close to see it.

raindrops on a windowLike raindrops on a window, what we’re looking for can be so obvious we can’t miss it, but too many times, we look right  past it because we think what we want—or need—is beyond it. We think the grass, or trees, on the other side of the reality we perceive life and love to be is what we need or want, when, in actuality, it’s right there in front of us.

Look around you. Really see what’s there. It could be that what you’ve been searching for… has been there all along.

 

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Potholes and Troubles!

Page Three of “My Wheels Fell Off!”

If you read my last two posts, and have been waiting breathlessly for the third in the series, please accept my apology. Monday was “one of those days”, and probably triggered the first two posts, and then Wednesday was a repeat. Thankfully, Wednesday wasn’t near as taxing as Monday, but I was nonetheless kept hopping most of the day. Read the rest of this entry »

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I Ran Out of Gas!

Page Two of “My Wheels Fell Off!”

Here’s the thing: I’m just an ordinary guy. I don’t know diddly about too much of anything—especially God and the Bible—but I think there’s a lot of good stuff to be learned from both, and I find there is a lot of peace to be gained when one seeks to learn what God and His Word are all about. Read the rest of this entry »

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My Wheels Fell Off!

For about four years—or was it five—I wrote daily encouragements and shared them with friends and family. I published a book called Be Still, which contained the first 365 encouragements I wrote, then Read the rest of this entry »

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