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God's Man | Desire | Being stuck in Comfortable...

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You ever been stuck?  Let me share a story that my cousins, to this day still, tease me about.  We were hanging out at my one cousin's house.  It was myself and two other boys, we'll call them A and T.  In the living room there was a fold out couch and we were all laying on it watching TV or something.  As boys are want to do my cousins decided to play a prank on me so while I was laying on the back part of the bed they began to fold it up.  Fight as I might I was unable to push back against them and ended up folded up into the couch.  Mind you, I am a big guy and was a pretty big kid so the bed wasn't able to close all the way.  It was, however, closed enough that they cold lean the mattress up and begin to slide in back into the couch.  So there I was up in the air pushed against the back of the mattress and thinking about how stupid this was.  We were all laughing as they pushed down on the bed, trying to get it closed.  Once we realized the couch wasn't going to go…

My Victory Garden...

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Testing out posterous and sharing some shots of our garden.See and download the full gallery on posterous Posted via email from My Summary

Desire by John Eldredge...

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Grabbed this off of my shelf this morning. Desire: The Journey We Must Take to Find the Life God Offers There is a little story that goes along with each chapter.  I share this story with my girls from time to time.

Once upon a time there lived a sea lion who had lost the sea.  He lived in a country known as the Barren Lands.  High on a plateau, far from any coast, it was a place so dry and dusty that it could only be called a desert.  A kind of coarse grass grew in patches grew here and there, and a few trees were scattered across the horizon.  But mostly, it was dust.  And sometimes wind, which together make one very Thirsty.  Of course, it must seem strange to you that such a beautiful creature should wind up in a desert at all.  He was, mind you a SEA lion.  But things like this do happen.How the sea lion came to the barren lands, no one could remember.  It all seemed so very long ago.  So long, in fact, it appeared as though he had always been there.  Not that he belonged in such …