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Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Fri, 10/21/2016 - 15:15
SHORT THOUGHTS: Psalm 115:2-8 were the verses from my reading this morning in my closet time. There were more verses after this and one before but I just kind of stopped reading like there was a stop sign when I got to these. Then I read them again and maybe even again and absorbed them.
The last verse just spoke so loudly to my soul. We become like our idols. Likewise, my logic tells me that the concept is also true that when we follow God, we begin to look more and more like a son or daughter of our Loving Father.
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Fri, 09/16/2016 - 11:27
SHORT THOUGHTS: We all go through hard times in this thing we call...life. But we never go through them alone. Oh, we may think we are alone for sure but truth is...God is right there, going through our hard times and all other times with us. His presence is with us always. When we feel we are all alone, it is not because God is not there. What is missing is our awareness...our ability to see and notice God right there all around us, in
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Mon, 08/15/2016 - 13:44
RANDOM THOUGHTS: A man, his dog, reclining in a chair in Cascade, Idaho. Does it get any better than this?
Well...it would be better if I had my wife with me here.
And...if all six of my girls were here.
And...if all seven of my grandkids were here.
And...if I had three large pizzas, half Canadian bacon, half pepperoni and sausage.
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Fri, 08/12/2016 - 06:22
RANDOM THOUGHTS: 4am...we are not friends. To be truthful, I really don't like you very much at all. In all of my 55 years on this earth, I do not ever remember a time that I have been glad to see you when you when I saw you face to face. In fact, it is always just the opposite and I always wish you would just go away.
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Thu, 08/04/2016 - 12:26
SHORT THOUGHTS: EVERYONE deals with good and bad things in life...everyone. It is how we respond to those things that matters. Our response to what life brings our way is what we are in full control of and is what will make us into who we are and who we will become in the future.
God, help us to face life head on, to see clearly and to choose wisely, staying close to You, our strength and our shield.
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Mon, 07/18/2016 - 15:17
SHORT THOUGHTS: There are many things in this life that just don't make any sense at all. No matter how hard we try to figure out the "why"...there is just not a reasonable answer that ever surfaces. There are many things happening in the world right now that fit this criteria and that leaves us feeling angry, anxious, afraid and hopeless.
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Thu, 07/14/2016 - 13:02
SHORT THOUGHTS: Besides a mutual faith and trust in God, I think the next most important thing is not so much..."finding" the right person as much as it is..."being" the right person.
If our thoughts and desires are to care for our spouse as ourselves, then unless you treat yourself badly, you will treat your spouse with love, honor and respect. You will take care of them and nurture them just like you do your own body.