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World Changer

“Don’t bother!” Says the small voice in my head. “It’s just a drop in the ocean!” “The suffering in this world’s too great!” “Don’t waste your time and emotions!” What if the pain of the many don’t add? But what if great need comes in ONE? Wouldn’t we make ONE entirely glad With whatever for ONE is done? “Lord, teach me to help the ONE next to me – Ease ONE’s load – take care of his pain Despite this whole world of sadness still see, The whole world of ONE can be changed.”… Read more World Changer

Deconstruction

I am sitting here in the middle of summer, bogged down by winter. In early spring our roof partially collapsed from the weight of ice and snow. We noticed our dilemma in the middle of April after the snow finally melted. Since then we have been busy with insurance adjusters, structural engineers, desk adjusters, and eventually a builder. All have come to the same conclusion, namely that a complete tear-off is necessary before more snow comes. This process includes the removal of the entire roof structure. Shingles, decking, rafters, fascia… Read more Deconstruction

“Turn Mundane Into Holy”

“LORD, help my prideful heart today, My work before YOUR throne to lay. LORD, teach my selfish stubborn will To quiet down – how to be still. ~ Show me that routine tasks I do, Are not for me, but all for YOU. In mundane work, help others see Christ’s holiness, which dwells in me. ~ It all belongs to YOU, my LORD – All that I spend, all I afford, All my possessions, life and wealth, The length of days, my very health. ~ For all I vainly chase… Read more “Turn Mundane Into Holy”