Trust in God: That Thing We Put On Pretty Cards, Say All The Time, But Don’t Do

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understand. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make straight your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6

“In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me? …In God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can man do to me?” Psalm 56:4,11

“Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.” Isaiah 26:4

Do you trust God?
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Jealousy: “Hey, At Least I’m Not Envious!”

I love school. I always had. Sure, I had bad days just like anyone else, and drama days. But I love school. I loved most of my classes, most of my teachers, and honestly I just love to learn.

The reason I’m telling you this is to help you understand where I’m going next:
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A Ship In Harbor Is Safe, But….

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd*

Regardless of who originally said the quote, it’s come up a lot in my life recently. And I don’t mean a couple of times. At one point I was hearing it or reading it every day from a variety of folks that I respect and follow.
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When Life Gives You Lemons, Throw The Freaking Lemons Back Like A Pro Baseball Pitcher

Today’s post is written in a little bit of…anger, shall we say? I will try my best to stay civil, but here’s your warning that I’m upset (that’s kind of an understatement, but sometimes the English language doesn’t even get close to describing how I feel without having to resort to cusswords, something I refuse to do).

My website was hacked.
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