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What to do when God appears to change his mind

I love coming up with ideas and starting things. Unfortunately, it’s all-too-possible to start more things than I can realistically finish. Part of the problem is that I often fail to think through everything that’s involved in a project before I dive in. On the other hand, when I honestly believe God’s telling me to […]

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Where Does the Plan Originate?

I keep thinking about planning and goals: specifically, how can I differentiate between God’s promises to me and my day-to-day goal-setting? When I read stories, especially from the Old Testament, it’s pretty clear that much of the time, it wasn’t the person picking a plan but God giving them a promise or a vision which […]

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Selecting Goals Helps You Do What You Really Want to Do

You don’t have to wait until January 1st to set goals. But if it is January 1st, it would be good to get busy! Okay, you might call them resolutions, but I try to have real goals, which I think are a step up. And I update my goals regularly, so it’s not just a […]

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Putting Things Off

A few years ago, I realized that my favorite nightgown was too big. I started looking for a new one, but didn’t see anything similar. (By the way, why do clothes designers seem to only make clothes for very thin young women or very large older women? But that’s another post.) I considered making my […]

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Can’t I Buy Groceries Without Getting Depressed?

I’m in the checkout line buying groceries. As usual, I glanced at the magazine headlines for a casual check of what’s going on. But all I saw were headlines screaming at me: “Get Thin in Three Weeks!” “Firm up-fast with Hollywood’s Top Personal Trainer!” “Organize Everything Better!” Now, I had nothing against improving myself. I […]

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