Tag Archives: diligence

Expectations and Being or Not Being Discouraged

We had our Vacation Bible School program this past week.  A team of college age counselors came from a local summer camp and put on a program for us.  They provided music, lessons, crafts and did a great job of … Continue reading

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Tending the Garden

We had some rain this week and I tried to take advantage of the soft ground and get out in the back yard and pull some weeds out of the garden. Even though it is winter, a few have popped … Continue reading

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I Need a Job

I was at the park the other day and I saw a lady walking a beautiful, energetic puppy that must have been about 4 months old. I asked her if it was a Belgian Malinois and she replied that it … Continue reading

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The other day I found myself reading once again the words that the Lord gives to Joshua as he is about to take over the leadership of God’s people after the death of Moses. Although Joshua was mentored by Moses … Continue reading

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Wait Training and Staying in Line

I was stuck in downtown Buda the other day waiting on a train.  And I was waiting and waiting and waiting.  The railroad crossing arms were down, the lights were flashing and traffic was backed up for a couple of … Continue reading

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The Best and Worst

      We had a wonderful time on our day trip to Goliad. We went to Goliad state park and checked out Mission Espiritu Santu, which translated means, the Holy Spirit mission. It was a mission complex built by the Spaniards … Continue reading

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Pressing On – Learning How to Play the Guitar

I bought a guitar about 7 months ago.  Prior to that, I had never owned a musical instrument.  I was praying about what the Lord would have me to do this year and I believe this was something that was … Continue reading

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Taking Things for Granted

Today I went for a run on the treadmill at the YMCA.  Usually I try to keep the incline set at least at level 2.0 and keep the speed somewhere between 7.5 and 8.0 mph and run for 30 to … Continue reading

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Never Giving Up

My wife Marta and I got back from the coast on Saturday afternoon.  We had a great time.  Our daughter and her husband and their two girls went with us.  We went swimming, played on the beach, fished late into … Continue reading

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Be Diligent

Proverbs 21:5 “The plans of the diligent lead surely to advantage.” Too many times Christians face a battle or an obstacle in life and they determine that they are going to just trust in the Lord and they just sit … Continue reading

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