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Life’s Requirements

A blast from the past and still true today! Are you willing to stretch today to meet Life’s requirements?

Two Are Better Than One

Life  is so demanding. It requires that we eat, exercise, and breathe. If we fail to obey Life’s requirements, we may go hungry, lose our strength, or perish. Life also requires us to tackle our problems head-on. If we’re disobedient and run from them, those same problems will eventually find us, and they typically pick up a few friends along the way that add weight to an already heavy burden.

Adults and children alike sometimes fall victim to Life’s demands and give up in myriad ways. Some over eat to the point of gluttony; others deprive themselves in a failed attempt to appease Life. Some choose to lie dormantand expend as little energy as possible while others exert themselves to the point of injury or exhaustion. There are also those who run from their problems, thinking things will get better in the next town, with…

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I started this blog as a means of chronicling my journey of Servant Leadership, but I believe that it has taken on a deeper purpose. As visitors read about my every day experiences as seen through a spiritual lens, I know that they’ll take the meat of my messages — the scriptures — and nourish themselves. I’m sure they’ll remember the stories and get to know me as a result, but the anecdotes are merely the vessels that store the meat. My hope is that you find encouragement here, and when you do, please share it with me. Encouragers need encouragement too.

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