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Do I Really Trust God With Everything?

I have told myself throughout life that I placed all my trust in God.  I think I sold myself on this because I didn’t understand exactly what that meant.  In times of happiness and prosperity it is an easy thing to say. But what happens when things don’t go as planned? What if the things
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How I See It

Mid 70’s in North Alabama in the middle of January is a rare thing. It’s even stranger when a week before there was snow in the state. So this evening I decided to go outside to the porch and take a think.  I have been trying to get a hold on this thinking thing for years
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Possession

One day, at baseball practice, when I was in the tenth grade (yesterday in my head, but a few more days according to that infernal calendar) I saw someone drive up in the parking lot in a blue Ford Mustang.  It had a black stripe down the middle (I think, yesterday can get cloudy). Then
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The Backroad

I live out in the hills.  I drive fifty miles one way to get to my place of employment.  I am working to change this but that is another story.  The final two-thirds of my commute is four lanes of highway filled with swerving texters and raging motorists who apparently all left home about thirty minutes
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Small Town

A couple of years ago my family and I were fortunate enough to be able to travel out West.  I can not begin to describe the sites that we beheld.  We stayed on the road for a couple of weeks and were constantly amazed at the beauty we saw. Then came that time of dread
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Overwhelmed

The ebb and flow of life can sometimes be a little much for us it seems. Lately for me it feels like the days are flying by and things just keep piling up. Once something gets fixed then another problem shows up. I often find myself becoming increasingly frustrated to the point of giving up.
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