The Newman Tales is a series of books that tell the story of Newman, a soft-coated Wheaten Terrier, who was twice rescued and now lives in his fur-ever home. Volume 1 takes readers on a journey from adoption to his fur-ever home.
Pride, experience, and reason can sometimes be noisy and overpowering and impact our thinking about opportunities-especially when they are connected to our dreams, wishes, and desires…especially if it takes us out of our comfort zone.
As we mature, we come to understand and become accountable for higher levels of responsibility. As toddlers, we have limited responsibilities but tend to learn quickly that being responsible has its rewards. In 1 Corinthians 13:11, Paul shares “When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me.”
What does serve, service and serving mean to you? Over the years, when I’ve had days where I felt sad or down, people have told me to give what I feel I’m lacking, i.e., give love, support, charity, etc.
While we witness the events unfolding all around us. It is somewhat surreal to think that MLK’s words on the “Other America” spoken some 52 years ago ring loudly to this day in the voice of protestors and those who have lost loved ones. So that you can appreciate what I am speaking about, here are the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:
God gives us the advantage every day we wake up. 2 Corinthians 2:11 says “lest Satan should get an advantage of us, for we are not ignorant of his devices” As I’ve learned, this suggests I “have” the advantage-an advantage I maintain unless and until I give it up.
Images can have a very powerful impact on how we see ourselves and others in the world. They can form a basis of trust and understanding for how we live, work and play in society. This week’s episode discusses images as read from chapter 4 of The B.O.M Betting on Me, bu Lynn F. Austin