When We Practice To Assume

The other day, I received an email from a friend. He’s really isn’t an actual friend; rather, the man is a YouTube entertainer. For several months, I’ve sent emails and tweets to this guy. I had assumed the friend was okay with it. Suddenly, I get the following:

Please don’t contact me or my family! Though you have good intentions; you have the execution of a bull in a china shop!”  I’m paraphrasing the actual comment. My friend was a lot more gracious than I am being. What did I do wrong?
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On The Road To Financial Freedom – Helpful Places

In Taking A Road To Financial Freedom, I mentioned  Crown Financial Ministries. They were a great help; however, it isn’t the only place. If I have added these other places to my last article then “Taking a Road To Financial Freedom” would have been a lot bigger.

It seems best to place the information in a separate blog post. No one place can meet very needs; hence, I would urge you to prayerfully and carefully consider what is best for you.  I hope you will find some of the following places useful.
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The Builder

Last Friday, I attended the Real Hope conference held at Shore Vineyard Church. Bob Hartley and Eddie Boasso were the guest speakers. If you’d like, you can visit the media page on my church’s web site and listen.

I love the practice of beginning a conference with intimate worship music. I’ve just had one problem. My vision and hearing makes this very challenging; as I can’t read the text on the big screen. Sometimes, I will drift into self or I’ll drift into the Spirit.

I, soon found myself standing before a beautiful home. I don’t know, if it was a cape cod or some other style. As I gaze upon the house, I could see the place was a work of art. The builder has chosen to use an array of earth tone colors for the house. Continue reading

How Shall We Respond To The Mommy Blogger?

Earlier today, I was researching a recent surge of blog traffic from India. Though I am grateful for new influx of visitors. How many visitors from India? It’s similar to the United States. I am surprised and humbled by your many visits. Keep coming!

To find out more about this surge, I visited Reddit. There is a subreddit for every topic. While I was doing some research, I came across the bizarre story of the mommy blogger. The what? Continue reading

Is Your Light Shining?

Is your light shining? What are people seeing when they watch you? What can they tell from your actions and words? If I am a city set on a hill, what are people seeing? Do you know that you can’t hide such a city?

This is a revised version of an earlier story. Today, I felt a need to revisit it and tweak the original story. The theme is hopefully clearer and I trust you’ll enjoy it more. Why am I writing about a certain YouTube personality? You’ll have to read and find out. Continue reading