Stay in Your Lane

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This morning I had to drive an hour from Bluefield for an appointment, and several times during the trip I caught myself drifting into the lane beside me.  I realized that when I’m driving down busy interstates, I often pay a dangerous amount of attention to the drivers beside me.  Being attentive to my surroundings is necessary, but it’s entirely … Read More

The Act of Waiting

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I’ve met many people who procrastinate on certain tasks in hopes that someone else will pick up their slack before they have to take action on their own.  People who let the trash can overflow as they wait for someone else to change the bag or let dishes pile up in the sink knowing a roommate will wash them eventually. … Read More

Drink Up

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When I was elementary school, people often traded items in their lunchboxes.  Usually the exchanges were pretty fair, but occasionally someone would get ripped off, like when a girl traded a pack of cookies for what turned out to be crumbs at the bottom of a Doritos bag. In the Bible, we read of a much more significant trade.  Through … Read More

Don’t Wait to Decide

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Whenever I go to the movie theater, I always buy popcorn.  It’s guaranteed.  I don’t wait until I get there to decide whether or not I want some.  If I know I’m going to see a movie, I plan my meals around the popcorn I’ll eat at the theater.  The same is true for certain restaurants.  I don’t have to … Read More