Action is no Substitute for Production

I worked for a young farmer when I was sixteen years old.  The farmer was only a few years older than I was; he married right after high school and did not yet have children to work alongside him.  We hauled square bales, built fence, and shoveled grain.  It was all hard work,...
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Emotion is no substitute for action

  We surely live in an emotional time.  Social media provides us with ample opportunity to react to the world around us.  I see people complaining about restaurants, government, and even private family issues online.  I know it is tempting to get something off your chest.  I...
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I need a hero

  I love the relationship between Elijah and Elisha.  Elisha was discipled by Elijah.  Elisha was hungry to know God the way Elijah did.  We read about their final days together in 2 Kings 2.   Elijah was approaching his departure into heaven, and he kept telling Elisha it...
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Aim to please

  I had the honor of keeping an eye on a friend’s house while his family was out of town for the holidays.  I made sure the heater was working; I checked the mail and newspaper boxes.  That was all easy stuff.  Then the Christmas snow storm dumped about a foot and a half in...
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