Category Archives: Anxiety

Prostitution of Prosperity

Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. – Luke 6:38 What … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Comparison

. “You need to watch your sister do vibrato, she’s better than you at it.” As soon as the words left my mouth, I regretted them.  Oh, I tried to make up for it, telling my daughter I wasn’t telling … Continue reading

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Complaining about the very thing I asked God for

Today a friend and I went to visit a Jersey dairy a few hours away from us.  When I spoke with the farmer over the phone (on three different occasions,) he assured me that he’d have five or six cows … Continue reading

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Provision (Faithful with Little Farm, part 6)

Ask, and you shall receive …  you have not, because you ask not. – Mat 7:7, James 4:3 . We don’t have the money for a farm. Period. It’s just not there. Maintenance alone on our animals – food, water, … Continue reading

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Waiting

Mocha is still not doing well, the vet called today and she is hardly even standing anymore.  She’s going to try another medication, but after this there may not be much we can do. Mini Pearl will go to the … Continue reading

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I am humbled, and ashamed

I just finished writing something about how one of our goats, Mini Pearl, has an abscess on her face that will need to be tested for an incurable and highly contagious disease called Caseous Lymphadenitis (CL.)  I was writing something … Continue reading

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The Myth of Natural Talent (and ability, and intelligence, and personality, and…) – part four – Mindset

. Why can praising intelligence actually jeopardize a child’s success?  Why are positive labels (“you’re so smart!  you’re so talented!”) dangerous? Last week, I wrote about a neurological substance called myelin which is responsible for the speed at which neurons … Continue reading

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But I Was Content, Yesterday!

With the thoughts regarding finances and provision that have been rolling around in my head lately, regarding finances and provision, this statement by Mrs. Parunak was a beautiful thing to read: There’s a strange thing about contentment. You can lose … Continue reading

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Providing For Our Needs…

Yesterday, our refrigerator started leaking water.  My first reaction was to worry about it, because we don’t have the money right this moment to replace it. But then I remembered the lesson I recently learned, took the situation to God in prayer, and … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought

Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the LORD delivers him out of them all. Psalm 34:19  

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