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Guest Post: Stable by What Standard

Guest post today by Presley Armstrong. :) Enjoy!
“They have healed the wound of my people lightly, saying, ‘Peace, Peace,’ when there is no peace.” Jeremiah 6:14
“…The world is more stable now than it was five years ago.” - President Obama before the UN General AssemblyTuesday morning.1
That same Tuesday morning marked the fourth day of the standoff with Islamic Terrorists in Nairobi, Kenya.The Kenyan Government confirmed the fact that Islamic extremists from the United States are part of the terrorist cell causing the standoff.Four days ago, these terrorists walked into the mall and told innocent tourists to recite parts of the Koran. If they failed, they were executed on site. Others were asked who the mother of Muhammed was, if they didn’t know, they were executed. Sixty deaths confirmed so far. Does this sound stable?
How about this?In Iraq, we have supposedly finished the war. So why do we have thousands of soldiers still on Iraqi soil? Also, why have more soldiers died in the las…

"The Bunny and the Frog": How It's Done

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#1 A retelling of a familiar story also known as The Tortoise and the Hare.
#2 Lottie's version was slightly more entertaining.
#3 The moral remained the same.
(We'll come back to this.)

"How do you do it?"

I get asked that question a lot. 

My top 3 answers:
1. God's grace. (This is the truth.)
2. I've gone crazy. (Seems very true at times.)
3. I don't know. (Not true.)

Really, I could ask a lot of you the same thing...

The truth is the same for all of us...we choose our priorities (whether it's a conscious decision or not, the choice is made), we make a plan (or choose not to plan at all), and we take action (or, once again, choose not to act at all).

Priorities:
My daily priorities are simple:  I want to spend time in the Word and in prayer, I want to get in a workout/run, I want to be a helper to my husband, I'm going to try and pour some good "learnin'" into my kids, and I want to keep my home in livable condition. :)

Plans - 3 Fac…