The Fire Building Principle

Let’s imagine the Holy Spirit as a glowing ember flickering in your soul somewhere, wherever that happens to be. Your small intestines? I don’t know, it seems like when something goes wrong in life that’s where the dread hits you. Or, when something amazing happens, that’s where butterflies dance around, so maybe that’s the general…

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Duluth Underwear and Charcoal Toothpaste (And Other Serious Things)

I should learn to try new and strange things. Rubbing my teeth with charcoal met both criteria. I took a generous helping on tooth brush and vigorously applied it to every corner of my mouth. I looked in the mirror. It looked like a had guzzled five quarts of motor oil.

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Benedict Arnold Appliances, Adopted Chickens, Romantic Dinners

The other day I was walking past the oven. Janice had something sizzling on the stove top. Suddenly a loud bang echoed through the house which caused Janice to scream. I calmly jumped four feet in the air and assumed a defensive karate position.

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To See God’s Glory

Trust comes from commitment. Commitment is proven in the grinding millstone of daily life, not in peaks of emotion. Although once that commitment has been tested and proven to be genuine, it will give the relationship the foundation needed to build emotional skyscrapers.

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Josh’s Christmas Tips for Practical Men

The problem is that your wife wants the organic, limited edition bath bombs handmade from essential oils by Tibetan monks and then blessed by the pope. The pope’s blessing doesn’t come cheaply and so you’re on the hook for some overpriced bubble bath.

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