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Look for it!

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“There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes this whole universe for a vast practical joke, though the wit thereof he but dimly discerns, and more than suspects that the joke is at nobody's expense but his own.”  ― Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
#1 Somedays are just harder than others.
#2 Sometimes there's no apparent reason for the change.
#3 Today was one of those days.

Look for it! Iv and I have been looking on and off for a house to buy for the past 6 years or so. We put in another offer today. I doubt they'll accept our offer. That's okay.
Usually, I would have already started praying that we would be able to get the house.
I didn't want to pray this time.
"What's the use? We'll either be able to get it or we won't...whatever the Lord wants to do, He's going to do anyway. Right?  Why pray?"
Like the quote at the top - Joke's on me.
I prayed about it anyway...half-heart…

The Holy Spirit: snippets from the college girls' retreat

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#1 This past weekend was unbelievably fantastic...I had the most humbling privilege to share and teach the Word of God to an awesome group of college girls at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

#2 Being at the beach was just icing on the cake.

I wanted to share just a snippet of what I taught...It seems fairly applicable to the present troubles.  Though really I wish I could somehow pass to you the joy, love, peace, and fun we all shared.

The Holy Spirit A few months ago, when Wendy asked me to speak, I immediately started to search for a topic or Scripture.

At my Wednesday night Bible Study, the Lord gave me the idea to study up on the Holy Spirit...
Specifically, how we, as Christians, often ignore the God who lives inside us.

That's where the adventure began!

At first, I thought, "The reason we ignore the Spirit is because we dilute it with outside distractions."

I was thinking the bombardment of social media, media in general, TV, music, etc. was just drowning it ou…