The Baking Soda is Really Nice

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Day’s Verse:

“Your light wil break forth like the dawn…your recovery will speedily spring forth.”

Isaiah 58:8

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Contentment with Christ is yours when you submit yourself to God.

That big-hug-feeling will come when you are sorrowful over your sin and the sins of others.

When you humbly know where you stand with God, yielding and forebearing, you will be given joy.

God will fill your longing when you starve after His goodness, but not if you nibble on other worldly snacks.

Your forebearance, lovingkindness, and active seeking to do right will be paid back by God.

[to be continued] Continue Reading >>

Time is the Fire We Burn In

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Day’s Verse:

Love…endures all things.

1 Cor. 13:7

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Frankly, for the time being, the whole point of this blog is to count.

Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem “Adonais” has a couple stanzas that, though depressing, struck me:

‘Tis we, who lost in stormy visions, keep

With phantoms an unprofitable strife,

And in mad trance, strike with our spirit’s knife

Invulnerable things.-We decay

Like corpses in a charnel; fear and grief

Convulse us and consume us day by day,

And cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay. Continue Reading >>