Weekly Reflection: 09/22/2018

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Weekly Debriefs 2018

I am not good at being sick.

I know this is several days late; and frankly, I have a legit reason. I’ve been fighting a cold since the 17th, and today is the first day since Friday I felt remotely decent. As I usually compose these Friday night or Saturday, I had no capacity to get it done, at least not well.

So, here it is: better late than not at all.

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Weekly Reflection : 09/15/2018

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 in Weekly Debriefs 2018

I’m thinking ” I need a Haircut” , to the tune of BananaRama’s hit song, “I Heard a Rumour”

I am typing the first draft of this post on my phone, and my thumbs are too large for this keyboard. Not looking forward to editing this bad boy.

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Weekly Reflection : 09/01/2018

Posted by on Sep 1, 2018 in Weekly Debriefs 2018

Good times with my buddy!

Author and pastor Tim Keller has a wonderful phrase, “The gospel is this: We are more sinful and flawed in ourselves than we ever dared believe, yet at the very same time we are more loved and accepted in Jesus Christ than we ever dared hope.” (The Meaning of Marraige) That is some soul food there, friends.

Read it again.
Let it hit.

More sinful than we dared believe, but more loved than we dared hope.

That really is good news.

It should help us forgive each other and ourselves, and live with courage.

Speaking of courage, let me tell you about this week.

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Weekly Reflection 08/25/2018

Posted by on Aug 25, 2018 in Weekly Debriefs 2018

Going through Star Wars Guys !!!!

Life is more difficult than you want it will be.

Life has more challenges and obstacles than you expect.

Life hurts.

And that’s okay, because that’s the way it is this side of eternity. Our choice lies not in whether or not we experience heartache, loss, and suffering. Our choice lies in how we experience it and react to it. Do we allow it to dominate us, or do we dominate it. These are fair questions–good questions. I’ve been wrestling with them myself recently.

As a result, I discovered something dangerous about myself.

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