Category Archives: Contentment

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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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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Last update on Mocha

“I purposed that if I prayed for a thousand and no one got healed, that I would pray for another thousand.” – Todd Bentley This morning the vet called and recommended that we put Mocha down.  She’s no longer able … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought: Prior Marc Foley on Affability

(Once again, it’s not Thursday.) Found this while reading the archives at Conversion Diary… Affability is the virtue of maturity and not of youth. It requires the discipline and strength of character to be even-keeled in one’s demeanor, regardless of … 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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Through the Desert

The one day the path turned a corner, and to her amazement and consternation she saw a great plain spread out beneath them.  As far as the eye could see there seemed to be nothing but desert, and endless expanse … Continue reading

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Sunday Linkage

Starving in a World of Free Samples – Why Sheltering Isn’t Enough “If we expect our children to be able to win the battle against sexual immorality, we need to prepare them for it. They need to know their enemy, … Continue reading

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