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Spiritual Pruning: Part 2

I'm of an age that my body has taken to growing warts. One of my sisters calls them barnacle warts, but since I'm not 100% sure that mine are like hers, I have simply named mine "old lady warts". The first one showed up on my right leg. When it got annoying, I went to … Continue reading Spiritual Pruning: Part 2

Pruning

Spiritual Pruning: Part 1

For the past few months, I have been listening repeatedly to a message series entitled "Fruitfulness". Repeatedly? Yes. About six times so far, and still counting. Because I've learned something about myself over the years ... and it's probably true of you too. I don't hear everything that's said on the first hearing! Or the … Continue reading Spiritual Pruning: Part 1

Press on!

For the last several years, it has been my practice that in December I enter into a time of reflection on the closing year, and goal setting for the next. They say that something like only 8% of New Years Resolutions are kept, and I've certainly made regular contributions to the 92% failure rate.  Yet in spite of … Continue reading Press on!