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Author: Barre Wheatley

Walking the Path

Walking the Path

Have you ever been on a hike in rough terrain?  The trail is littered with rocks and other obstacles that need to be avoided. Our natural instinct is to keep our eyes fixed on the trail for several reasons. It will prevent us from getting lost and straying from the path we desire to travel. We can see obstacles we need to avoid to keep us from getting injured. I thought about how this relates to our everyday life as…

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Live as a Child

Live as a Child

I thought about Matthew 18:2-4 “He called a little child and had him stand among them.  And he said: “I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” There are many implications for the verses. I will share with you one area where I often find myself frustrated. I am learning to listen…

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What the Future Holds

What the Future Holds

I was telling a friend of mine that I am totally surprised by my life right now. If someone asked me did I see myself where I am right now years ago; honestly, no. So many things in my life are not even a part of the original plan or even the plan I had 5-10 years ago. I have lived long enough to realize I really have no idea where my life is going. I do know who I am…

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Good Enough

Good Enough

NIV 2 Thessalonians 2:13 But we ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth. It is so amazing to me that God chose me before I ever chose him. He knew everything I would do in my entire life good and bad yet He chose me. He  knew how many times I would call on…

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90 Second Test

90 Second Test

Below are 10 simple questions that will take all of 90 secibds to answer.  Grab a piece of paper and answer the questions as quickly as possible. Normally the first thing that you think of is the correct answer. You will see answers below but feel free to choose your own if it is different. (1) What thing have you sacrificed most for? *             Your children? *             A successful career? *             Maintaining Friendships? (2) Who is there in your life that…

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