Factober

We're not like robots. God promises to guide us through the Holy Spirit, but He gives us the freedom to make our own decisions.

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Umm, well do I have to tell you how it’s done?” I tease, as I get on my kne

Umm, well do I have to tell you how it’s done?” I tease, as I get on my knees and lean over him, . A wide smile spreads over his face as I straddle his lap.“Oh, are you taking dominance? I think I like that.” He grips his hands on my hips, pulling me as c
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Courageous people run toward the problem rather than away from it.

Courageous people run toward the problem rather than away from it.
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The things that make me happiest in the whole world are going on the occasi

The things that make me happiest in the whole world are going on the occasional picnic, either with my children or with my partner; big family gatherings; and being able to go to the grocery store - if I can get those things in, I'm doing good.
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A school library is like the Bat Cave: it's a safe fortress in a chaotic wo

A school library is like the Bat Cave: it's a safe fortress in a chaotic world, a source of knowledge and the lair of a superhero. True, the superhero is more likely to be wearing a cardigan than a batsuit, but still...
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there are no great things in life, only great challenges which ordinary peo

there are no great things in life, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to Meet.
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...“Oh, Marilla, looking forward to things is half the pleasure of them,” e

...“Oh, Marilla, looking forward to things is half the pleasure of them,” exclaimed Anne. “You mayn’t get the things themselves; but nothing can prevent you from having the fun of looking forward to them. Mrs. Lynde says, ‘Blessed are they who expect noth
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Find out your talents and gifting and invest your whole time into perfectin

Find out your talents and gifting and invest your whole time into perfecting them and becoming the best of yourself.
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What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is the escapist menta

What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is the escapist mentality becomes prevalent, giving birth to the syndrome of economic refugees.
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In the draws the smoke coming off the ground like mist and the thin black t

In the draws the smoke coming off the ground like mist and the thin black trees burning on the slopes like heathen candles.
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Stories, no matter how simple, can be vehicles of truth; can be, in fact, i

Stories, no matter how simple, can be vehicles of truth; can be, in fact, icons. It's no coincidence that Jesus taught almost entirely by telling stories, simple stories dealing with the stuff of life familiar to the Jews of his day. Stories are able to h
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Max is a marvel to us. He will never have to come out because he will never

Max is a marvel to us. He will never have to come out because he will never have been kept in. Even though he has a mom and a dad, they made sure from the beginning to tell him that it didn't have to be a mom and a dad. It could be a mom and a mom, a dad
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I try to eat healthy for the most part. When I cut weight, I cut pretty muc

I try to eat healthy for the most part. When I cut weight, I cut pretty much everything out. I don't have protein when I cut weight other than what I might get from something like chicken breast. So I don't eat any extra protein, just because I'm trying t
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