pauseforthought

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I was cycling the exact same route for several days in a row. However, the wind direction – and speed – changed each day. I went from having a tail wind on a stretch of road one day, to a head wind on the same section of road the next. I saw my average speed double with the wind behind me, and drop to half when it was against me. It was quite noticeable!

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Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Proverbs 3 v 5

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Today's topic idea was sponsored by Devotional Treasures: Alan suggested I use a tin opener as a hook for an Andy B 2 Minute Video, so here it is.

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Common sense can be useful. But, Godly wisdom always trumps common sense - by a mile! So, pursue God Sense, over common sense, every single time!

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I’ve always said that perception trumps reality. It doesn’t matter what the truth may be, if our projected image doesn’t back it up. And the bible tells us that we shall be known by our fruits – it’s the basic underlying principle that lifted up the widow who emptied her purse against the rich man who gave so much, but only a tiny portion of what he had.

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It’s easy to look good for others, but not so easy to do so for God: one has benefits now, and the other for eternity.   “To be a ring bearer is to be alone”. Just don’t base your success on the size of your friends list.

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Washing machine companies spend an eye watering amount of money on advertising. I cringe as I remember some of the adverts on TV in the 80s and 90s. But, not, perhaps for the reasons you may think. Although, saying that, some of those adverts truly dreadful.

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There’s so much written text around that it’s easy to undervalue reading the Bible too. Ant, yet, the Bible is alive, and feeds us in a way nothing else ever could. Just a thought...

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Someone tried to steal some signalling cable for train lines in the UK along an 8 mile stretch of railway. This created a huge problem as trains were cancelled all together, or simply delayed by 2 hours or more. As you moved away from the centre of where the problem began, those issues simply grew, exponentially! At one train station one particular man had finally boarded a train, but became so angry when asked to get off that the police had to be called. The problem wasn’t one of him being unfairly targeted, but simply that he was standing where the train guard needed to be able to be. No train guard, no train!

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Life can be pretty challenging sometimes, especially when what you first thought was a pleasant day changes, dramatically. Now, you’re […]

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What, then, are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us? Romans 8 […]

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Good things and bad things. They make up our lives! And it’s easy to want to forget about the bad […]

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For God loved the world in this way: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes […]

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Stress can hit us in different ways. And one of the symptoms I’ve often experienced myself, or seen in others, […]