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13 Apr 2015

Football?

Submitted by Stephen Winters

Our teenage son really wants to play football. He'd like to (hopefully) play football during the last 2 years of high school so that he might be able to go to college on a football scholarship.

My wife and I have been opposed to the idea. Over the past few weeks I

 

The thought seemed to come to me is can we trust God? Our son seems to be bent in a different way than we would like him to go. He goes out to play football with this friends any chance that he gets.

As I was out riding my bike yesterday afternoon

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26 Apr 2013

Fortunately not all young people are like this. However I've seen some young people, who I know well, who are very prideful, who think that they know it all, and won't listen to advice. They have seen other older adults do many things with seeming ease. Consequently, these young people think that many things are easy, that they can do anything without much effort: They know how to do it! However, when they do it themselves they try to make a quick job of it doing the project and make a mess of things. They get angry and grumble about this or that, about something not being  right.

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12 Mar 2013

Are You Aware?

Submitted by Stephen Winters

Becoming Aware

As limited human beings we can't be aware of everything. With all the noise, clutter, and distractions of life, wWe become aware of the things that are important to us. For example, for a mother with a baby, she hears the infants every cry. As a dog owner, I'm aware of the single scratch of my dog against the door when he wants in.

The same is true in becoming aware of life principles.

That which we focus on is that of which we become aware.

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