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Be Careful What You Pray For!

Be Careful What You Pray For!
A few years ago my wife and I was held over in an airport due to weather canceling our flight. This was disruptive for a lot of people, creating a very crowded, stagnant atmosphere. After having investigated every square inch of the airport; every shop, magazine stand, building architecture, etc., and boredom just beginning to set in, we were approached by a young lady. Her approach made me feel uneasy as she seemed over determined, much like a classic door-to-door solicitor. She started asking me all kinds of questions. I started to feel like I was being interviewed. As it progressed, it felt more like an interrogation. Eventually, she asked what I was listening to. I get that question a lo...
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Sean Carney
Ken, I thank you for posting this testimony! That was a LOT of food for thought. Years ago I had a friend who lived in his whee... Read More
Monday, 04 August 2014 14:51
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Do I have to suffer silently to respect the self-destructive choices of others?

Do I have to suffer silently to respect the self-destructive choices of others?
I've suffered greatly when people I've cared about deeply, have chosen self-destructive habits. As far as I have been able to trace this back, it began before I was old enough to really know what was happening. My dear Dad chose to refuse the good advice of his doctor to lower his dangerously high cholesterol by eating less meat. A year later, that choice killed him. The grief & terror of losing such an important person while I was still dependent continues to vibrate within my roots. It was a fundamental influence when I had a child of my own, part of my motivation to go vegan. Thankfully, my hubby felt/feels similarly. So we changed our diet, resolved all the health issues that w...
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Sean Carney
We certainly were fearfully and wonderfully made; created for excellence and our choices derail us all too often. It is so sad se... Read More
Thursday, 15 May 2014 22:40
Ken Thomas
Thank you Deborah. This as well as your other posts really strikes a chord with me. Over the years, I have come to realize that ... Read More
Saturday, 17 May 2014 10:50
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