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The straw that breaks the camel’s back is real

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Runner's shadows
Father and son running for their lives yesterday. Preaching and doing should be the same activity.


The straw that breaks the camel’s back is real.

Once or twice a month my wife and i volunteer at our Church. My involvement requires studying and time invested to practice a 60-second reading. This often consumes several hours of my time.

Consistently, i have the recurring conversation with myself about eliminating this one simple activity. It’s only takes a minute to read the scripture to the congregation. But it takes noticeable (to me, but to no one else) emotional energy to prepare.

Energy that often feels like too much, when added to an already emotionally-filled schedule.




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Internet's only five-a-day blogger, leaving a trail for our son. This is about putting the spirit of Love at the center of your life. It may be God, Allah, Mohammed, Buddha, Yahweh, etc. For me, it's Jesus.