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Everyday Life

What if all I want is a mediocre life?

I posted a link to this blog post by Krista O’Reilly Davi-Digui some time ago on Facebook but want to link to it here because I think it expresses well how I often feel myself about the idea of ‘getting ahead’ or ‘success’. Read the whole post, it’s worth it. What if All I Want is […]

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General

Pray for your kids – contentment

Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do […]

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Everyday Life

Simplicity

Eventually the only thing remaining that is good for my soul is what God has done. Fortunately my wife realizes this before I and arranges for us all to get away for a weekend. Forty-five minutes up the road to a simple little cottage, the legacy of a lady who lived a hundred years. Now […]

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Faith

A weaned child

Do you ever miss the irresponsibility of childhood? When your needs were met by parents and you just got on with living rather than worrying. In my previous post I cited  Psalm 131 as an example of being focused on what is most important. The image of a weaned child resting upon its mother has […]