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Under Attack!

Warning:  This post contains some profanity.
This started out as an email to my Christian, female friends.  As I was thinking about what I wanted to share I felt the Lord tug at me to post it instead.  So here goes.
I have a bad habit and addiction…I love books, I buy books, lots of books.  I start to read the books I purchase, or not.  However, the ones I do start, I rarely if ever finish them.  I have often wondered why, until today.  Today I realized that the books I haven’t finished over the years tend to involve helping me grow in some way and also involve something to do with my faith.  My theory is that until recently the enemy has been very skillful at distracting me, and on I move to something else.
I can’t say for sure when precisely my actions lined up with my conscious decision to spend time in prayer each morning with the Lord.  I make decisions all the time to do things, the problem is I lack the follow through.  Anyway, since the beginning of the year, I have spent more ti…

"What a remarkable age this is!"

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Yesterday morning I was driving The Littles to a gig, as we were driving a verse from one of the songs in Titanic the Musical popped into my head,
If it could be out in a phrase... it's "What a remarkable age this is!"
There are a lot of negative things in the world today, but there are a lot of magnificent things as well.  I think this is true of any time in history, remarkable inventions, great works of art and literature, and incredible people changing their part of the world.
What made this song verse pop into my head?  The amount of information and tools available at our fingertips, at any given time.  Sunday night I wanted to know what language Paul wrote to the Corinthians in, a quick search on the internet while driving in the car (my passenger, not me), Greek.  What Greek word for love was Paul referring too?  Agape. (Thank you Google.)
The next morning, while driving to our local Community Arts organization for The Littles gig, YouTube quick search and the kids wer…