Why Do We Fall?

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If you believe Thomas Wayne in Batman Begins, it’s so we can learn to pick ourselves up again. To quote the great Gru, “this is garbage.” We fall because we live in a fallen world. When Adam and Eve disobeyed God and ate the forbidden fruit, sin entered the world, creating an imperfect environment in […]

Slightly Less Discontent

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Slightly Less Discontent

OK, so I stated before that I was discontent in the fact that I don’t believe I’m using my time on earth to the full purpose for which God has intended. So, I’ve started. Started what? I’m not really ready yet to fully disclose, mostly because I barely have any of my ducks collected, much […]

Service With a Smile

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Service With a Smile

We recently took a group of 24 teenagers out of their comfort zone and into some areas of real need. We spent half the day walking around the Tenderloin of San Francisco. If you’re not familiar with that area, it’s pretty much the slum. Drug abuse, mental illness, extreme hunger all abound in the Tenderloin. […]

Discontent

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I’m not a fan of the word discontent. Living in the United States, I have way more than I’ll ever need. I’m extremely blessed that I’m not really in need of any material object. More often than not when we hear the word discontent, we hear ungrateful, unsatisfied, unhappy…I’m not using or viewing the word […]