Thinking Out Loud

Swallowing My Pride Doesn’t Taste So Bad These Days

Hope you don’t mind that I just referenced a George Strait song. (Because I love George Strait.) (He’s from Texas. Oh, God bless Texas.) (And Oklahoma.) I like that line in his song Where Have I Been All My Life.  I couldn’t agree with him more. I know that as some people age they have a mindset that says, “Hey, I got this. I know the answers. And don’t expect me to admit my wrongdoing or that…

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Thinking Out Loud

What If?

I just started the Essential 100 Bible reading plan from YouVersion.com. The plan guides you through 50 Old Testament passages and 50 New Testament passages – The Essential 100 – so you can see the “Big picture” of God’s Word. The first day took me to, you guessed it, Genesis 1 and 2. I’ve read these chapters before countless times. I’m very familiar with the creation story and can probably tell you most of it…

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Overeating/Food Thinking Out Loud

Oklahoma Is Apparently Fat AND Skinny

I’ve known for some time that Oklahoma was one of the top obese states in our nation. Number 6, to be exact. And while listening to the news last night I also learned that it is the 4th hungriest state. The irony. Today will conclude a 21-day Daniel Fast that I’ve been on since January 1st. I chose to do this fast for spiritual reasons. When we deny our body of food, we are more…

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Thinking Out Loud

Stickin’ To My Guns

Commitment is difficult, I have found.  And it’s not because I don’t love the people I’m committed to or enjoy doing the things I know I’ve been called to do. I do enjoy them when things are great. Who doesn’t? What makes commitment a test for me is the emotional aspect of it. My feelings get involved and my expectations don’t get met and things aren’t what I romanticized them to be and my hope…

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758 Posts Later

758 is the amount of blog posts I’ve written over the last 3+ years since I started blogging. When I started blogging, it was at it’s peak. I jumped on the bandwagon a little late which is surprising since I love to write. One would think I would have been a pioneer in the blog world because of my passion for writing, but I wasn’t. I joined a great crew of folks already crafting creative…

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