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Finish It with a Good Quote

  “The only way to get rid of your past is to make a future out of it. God will waste nothing.” Phillips Brooks (1835-1893)   I am sure, Lord God, that you didn’t waste 2015. Take the discipline I … Continue reading

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Get ‘Er Done!

My one-word for 2015 was “discipline.” I spent the year doing Bible studies on self-discipline. I know what I have to do. Thus, 2015 was my least disciplined year in a long time. More procrastination, more stuff undone.   Coming … Continue reading

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Timely Finish

Joel 2:1 (ESV) Blow a trumpet in Zion;     sound an alarm on my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble,     for the day of the Lord is coming; it is near.   The state of … Continue reading

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Finish It!

  I bore easily. I am intrigued by a new project, weary of an old one. I leave a trail of unfinished tasks. What incomplete items clutter your living space?   Half done crafts Abandoned building projects Redecorating never quite completed … Continue reading

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Exercise Discipline

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Good Word – Good Work!

    I asked God what my one word should be for 2015. Discipline.   That didn’t sound fun. I ignored it. God repeated: Discipline. I looked it up: The word discipline comes from the Latin word disciplina which means … Continue reading

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2015 in One Word

  Have you heard of  one word resolutions? You focus on one word for the whole year. How’s that sound?     Terrific Crazy Intriguing Your one word can be a godly attribute or spiritual discipline–patience or solitude, for example. … Continue reading

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Resolute Worship

    Resolved: to obey the 1st Commandment (the Message Bible phrases it so well):   Exodus 20:3 No other gods, only me.  God isn’t just #1, he is the only One.

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Resolved: “Rop tú mo Baile”

  This ancient Irish monastic meditation goes way back, to at least the 8th century. It is familiar to us as the hymn “Be Thou my Vision.”     Thou and Thou only, first in my heart, High King of … Continue reading

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Resolved to Go

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