S04E099, Little Things Matter Too! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E100, Pausing Is Good for You!! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E100, Pausing Is Good for You!! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E099, Little Things Matter Too! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E099, Little Things Matter Too! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E098, Peace Trumps Fear, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E098, Peace Trumps Fear, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E097, Kindness doesn’t need to be costly! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E097, Kindness doesn’t need to be costly! Andy B 2 Minute ......

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S04E096, Headwinds, & Tailwinds, Failure and Success, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E096, Headwinds, & Tailwinds, Failure and Success, Andy B 2 ......

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S04E095, Tin Openers, Struggles and the Bible, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E095, Tin Openers, Struggles and the Bible, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E094, Confusion, Panic and Peace, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E094, Confusion, Panic and Peace, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E093, When White Washing Isn’t White Washing, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E093, When White Washing Isn’t White Washing, Andy B 2 Minute......

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S04E092, When Stubbornness Stops A Train, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E092, When Stubbornness Stops A Train, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E091, Rain, Wisdom, Pauses and Pushing On, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E091, Rain, Wisdom, Pauses and Pushing On, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E090, T Cutting Out The Good, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E090, T Cutting Out The Good, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E089, Stress, Confusion and Clearing The Decks, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E089, Stress, Confusion and Clearing The Decks, Andy B 2 Minute ......

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S04E088, Road Closed Signs And The Beauty Beyond, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E088, Road Closed Signs And The Beauty Beyond, Andy B 2 Minute ......

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S04E087, Accepting things is a good thing! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E087, Accepting things is a good thing! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E086, Butter, Salt, Blending and Standing Out! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E086, Butter, Salt, Blending and Standing Out! Andy B 2 Minute ......

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S04E085, Play the cards you’re dealt! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E085, Play the cards you’re dealt! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E084, Andy B 2 Minute Video, Good Struggles
S04E084, Andy B 2 Minute Video, Good Struggles

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S04E083, Andy B 2 Minute Video, Clear The Memory Banks
S04E083, Andy B 2 Minute Video, Clear The Memory Banks

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S04E082, Stop and Start, and New Beginnings, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E082, Stop and Start, and New Beginnings, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E081, Mis-labelled, but it’s not all bad!! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E081, Mis-labelled, but it’s not all bad!! Andy B 2 Minute ......

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S04E080, Get a second opinion! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E080, Get a second opinion! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E079, The blinking cursor of possibilities, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E079, The blinking cursor of possibilities, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E078, Cables, Hard Work and Doing It Right, Part II, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E078, Cables, Hard Work and Doing It Right, Part II, Andy B 2 ......

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S04E077, Cables, Hard Work and Doing It Right, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E077, Cables, Hard Work and Doing It Right, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E076, Memory, Speed and Effort, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E076, Memory, Speed and Effort, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E075, Goldfinches and Hedge trimmers, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E075, Goldfinches and Hedge trimmers, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E074, Half and Half, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E074, Half and Half, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E73, Holidays, Downtime and Service, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E73, Holidays, Downtime and Service, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E072, Gifts, Lifts and Miracles, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E072, Gifts, Lifts and Miracles, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E071, Getting Past The Gag Reflex, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E071, Getting Past The Gag Reflex, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E070,  A change is as good as a rest, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E070, A change is as good as a rest, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E069, Priorities, Headspace and God, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E069, Priorities, Headspace and God, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E68, Things have a habit of changing! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E68, Things have a habit of changing! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E067, Keep Checking With The Real World, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E067, Keep Checking With The Real World, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E066, Seasons, they’re a changin, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E066, Seasons, they’re a changin, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E065, Watering It Down, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E065, Watering It Down, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E064, Turn It Off And On Again, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E064, Turn It Off And On Again, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E063, Record Players and Joy, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E063, Record Players and Joy, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E062, New Life needs the Old, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E062, New Life needs the Old, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E061, Look Behind You! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E061, Look Behind You! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E060, Beard Brushes and Spiritual Growth, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E060, Beard Brushes and Spiritual Growth, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E059, Jesus’ Virtual Ministry, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E059, Jesus’ Virtual Ministry, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E058, Out of Darkness Cometh Light, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E058, Out of Darkness Cometh Light, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E057, Bridges, Towers and Curtains, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E057, Bridges, Towers and Curtains, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E056, What’s Gone Has Gone, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E056, What’s Gone Has Gone, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E055, When Enough is More Than Enough, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E055, When Enough is More Than Enough, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E054, Medication, Alarms and Ignoring God, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E054, Medication, Alarms and Ignoring God, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E053, Be Led, Not Driven! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E053, Be Led, Not Driven! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E052, Tuck and Roll! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E052, Tuck and Roll! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E051, Look Back, But Don’t Fall Over! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E051, Look Back, But Don’t Fall Over! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E050, Dusting, Cleaning and Resting, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E050, Dusting, Cleaning and Resting, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E049, Keep Going, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E049, Keep Going, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E048, Pretty Drains and Plungers, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E048, Pretty Drains and Plungers, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E047, That Sinking Feeling, Part II? Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E047, That Sinking Feeling, Part II? Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E046, The Right To Speak? Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E046, The Right To Speak? Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E045, What Time Is It? Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E045, What Time Is It? Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E044, That Sinking Feeling, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E044, That Sinking Feeling, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E043, Crutches Aren’t About Weakness, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E043, Crutches Aren’t About Weakness, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E042, We All Need A Friend, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E042, We All Need A Friend, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E041, Resting Is Proactive! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E041, Resting Is Proactive! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E040, Whose Truth Is It Anyway, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E040, Whose Truth Is It Anyway, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E039, Chairs and Individuality, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E039, Chairs and Individuality, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E038, Closed Isn’t Necessarily Shut! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E038, Closed Isn’t Necessarily Shut! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E037, Fires, Vents and Fuel, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E037, Fires, Vents and Fuel, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E036, Pancakes Aren’t Fiddly! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E036, Pancakes Aren’t Fiddly! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E035, It was working last time! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E035, It was working last time! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E034, No Ball Games, Guest Episode, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E034, No Ball Games, Guest Episode, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E033, Frustrations That Shouldn’t Be, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E033, Frustrations That Shouldn’t Be, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E032, Sunflowers And Reaching For The Sky, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E032, Sunflowers And Reaching For The Sky, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E031, Snakes and Ladders, and God’s Goodness, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E031, Snakes and Ladders, and God’s Goodness, Andy B 2 Minute ......

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S04E030, Prayin’ and Textin’ – it ain’t all good… Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E030, Prayin’ and Textin’ – it ain’t all ......

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S04E029, Change Is Good! No, Really!! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E029, Change Is Good! No, Really!! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E028, Whiplash Weather, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E028, Whiplash Weather, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E027, God’s Wi-Fi And Good Connections, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E027, God’s Wi-Fi And Good Connections, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E026, Beard Growth, Mess and…Growth! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E026, Beard Growth, Mess and…Growth! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E025, Tables, Chairs, Faith and Decision Making, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E025, Tables, Chairs, Faith and Decision Making, Andy B 2 Minute ......

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S04E024, Do What You Can When You Can, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E024, Do What You Can When You Can, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E023, Filters, Designs and Knowledge, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E023, Filters, Designs and Knowledge, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E022, Check with The Instructions, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E022, Check with The Instructions, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E021, Peace Through the Trials, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E021, Peace Through the Trials, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E020, Autumn, Death and Life, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E020, Autumn, Death and Life, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E019, Cycles, Cycling, and Shaving, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E019, Cycles, Cycling, and Shaving, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E018,  Boots, Names, Memories and Identity, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E018, Boots, Names, Memories and Identity, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E017, Dehumidifiers, Control and Trust, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E017, Dehumidifiers, Control and Trust, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E016, Mud, Bicycles and the Cycle of Life, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E016, Mud, Bicycles and the Cycle of Life, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E015, Wells, Digging and Jesus, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E015, Wells, Digging and Jesus, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E014, Velcro Tabs, and Spot The Difference! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E014, Velcro Tabs, and Spot The Difference! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E013, Rocking Chair Worries, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E013, Rocking Chair Worries, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E012, Baking Trays, Yorkies and Spiritual Growth, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E012, Baking Trays, Yorkies and Spiritual Growth, Andy B 2 Minute ......

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S04E011,  Equal Tension and No Wrinkles, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E011, Equal Tension and No Wrinkles, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E010, Fruit, Dentists, Words and Actions, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E010, Fruit, Dentists, Words and Actions, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E009, We’re Going On A  Bear Hunt, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E009, We’re Going On A Bear Hunt, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E008, Dishwater Tea Is Just Wrong, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E008, Dishwater Tea Is Just Wrong, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E007, A Busy Business, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E007, A Busy Business, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E006, Journeying Alone, is Lonely! Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E006, Journeying Alone, is Lonely! Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E005, Weeds, Flowers and Cultivation, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E005, Weeds, Flowers and Cultivation, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E004, Don’t Wait To Live, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E004, Don’t Wait To Live, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E003, Purposefully And Beautifully Created, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E003, Purposefully And Beautifully Created, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E002, Shredded Tyres, Persistence And Holes, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E002, Shredded Tyres, Persistence And Holes, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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S04E001, Focus, Time, Distractions And Calling, Andy B 2 Minute Video
S04E001, Focus, Time, Distractions And Calling, Andy B 2 Minute Video

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On the floor of our studio, for about 2 weeks, has been a tiny piece of black foam.

I knew what it is – the foam cover from a pair of small headphones. But the studio floor is also a fairly busy place, so I left it, and then forgot about it and, then, well, rinse and repeat until I make an Andy B 2 Minute Video out of it!

Eventually I worked out who it belonged to when I spotted Jo’s earphones, missing one circle of black foam from one side - and I finally went to pick it up: I’ll replace the missing one from Jo’s earphones later today from the small bag of spare foam covers that we have, just in case someone loses it on the studio floor, just for example!

But this got me thinking about how often in life we leave things ‘cluttering up the place’. We tread on them. We kick then. They annoy us. We stumble around them. They irritate us. Or perhaps they just makes things look untidy and messy. But we don’t actually bother to do anything about it, even when we know it makes sense to do so. Even thought it would only take us, sometimes, just 10 seconds of our time.

I wonder where God is asking you to bend down, and pick up that small thing you can see in front of you so you can either throw it away, or give it to Jesus - so He can, perhaps, redeem it?

It’s too easy to just ignore things, and then move on. But, it can often be much quicker to just go pick up and either put it back where it came from, or throw it away – and then move on with one less irritation or distraction in the way.

It’s the same when I edit our videos for the BerryBunch. Sometimes there are left over guides from the last video I edited. I’ll get annoyed as they keep sticking what I’m trying to move to themselves (as they do what they are supposed to be doing, and what I wanted them to do with the very last video….but, just, not right now!!!). There is a simple solution – I can delete them all in one go, and start again. It takes a couple of seconds. But, as sure as eggs is eggs, I’ll get frustrated with these inanimate objects until I finally reach the end of my patience (or finally see sense and wise up!) and delete them all and start again - saving, well, loads of time and frustration!

If we don’t act on these tiny little things, they soon build up and we run the risk of our minds being overrun with the petty, and the inconsequential, and can all too easily miss out on something far more important that God id desiring us to hear or see (or do).

All for the sake of a minute, bending down and picking that little thing up and tidying the floor space. Or hitting that delete button.

Just a thought...

Andy B



0:06
So another Andy B 2 Minute Video. And I have, in my hand, a tiny little black thing, which you probably can't actually see or work out. It is that small. However, this little black thing, it goes on a small pair of headphones.

0:20
We have, we've bought a little bag of them. And when little in in ear headphones die, we replace the little foam outer. Everybody's happy!

0:29
Now in our studio, there's quite a lot of kit. We've got lights. We've got a camera. We've got cables, a mixing desk, computers. There's all sorts of things! So, where I'm sitting is quite busy.

0:40
On the floor for the last two weeks, maybe, has been one of these little black things sitting on the floor. And, to be honest, I kind of kept on ignoring it, thinking nothing much of it, until I saw my wife one night, and she was sat there with her headphones, and one of the headphones was missing a little black thing. And then I remembered we'd been doing some filming, she'd been wearing some headphones, about two weeks ago. So now we've got the timeline, we know what's gone on, we know what it is. But this little thing's been kicked about on the floor. It's been ignored, it's been trod on. It has a purpose, but it's been devalued, really, now it's gone in the bin, because you don't want that in your ear. And I'll get another one of these. Now I know where it should be, I'll fit it on Jo's headphones tonight.

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How often in our lives, are we struggling with these things and we're kind of kicking about them and, and they're on the floor. And they're kind of in the way, but we can't really be bothered to pick em up. And we've got these things. And, actually, sometimes it's good just to bend down and pick it up, put it in the bin,. Or perhaps put it where it's supposed to be in the first place.

1:48
In our spiritual lives, it's exactly the same. There are things that we, we kind of kick em about on the floor, and we never really, fully, deal with them. But what we need to do is pick em up because they belongs somewhere. And, sometimes, we don't notice what's missing until we actually reach down and pick it up.

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So, where is God, perhaps in your life, asking you to bend dow,n pick something up and give it to Him so it can be used properly in your life. Or perhaps just to be completely discarded, 'cos it's no longer worthwhile having. It might clutter up the floor. But let's have clear floors, it's a lot easier. It's a lot tidier, a lot easier to get through life.

2:23
Where's God asking you to pick up something and to throw away, or make proper use of it?

2:28
Just a thought.


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