Five Simple, Spiritual Things in 2019

When I look back at the younger me, I am horrified at my lack of diligence.  I am not the poster boy for it now, but I have improved some over the years.  My wife has been a great example for me, when she sets her mind to accomplish something, she gets it done.

This time of the year, some folks make New Year’s resolutions that often fall flat by February.  (Oh well, I’ll finish this post later…  Second thought, I better just do it!)  I am not one to set New Year’s resolutions.  I just need to do the simple, spiritual things with diligence.

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On Being Thankful

I called an ole friend who had been sick; immediately upon his answering, I asked him, “How are you doing?”  He replied, “I’m above ground and limber!” meaning of course, he was still alive.  There was thankfulness in his voice because whatever lingering pains he may have had, he was nonetheless glad to be alive.  I liked his reply and have borrowed it.

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