Chopping Onions: The Truth is in Our Core

Everyone should read this- we’re all guilty of holding back kind words, thoughts and deeds. We rarely consider we might lose someone ‘before their time’. Truly inspirational.

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“Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it.”

If you take an onion and cut it as close to the roots as possible, without cutting the roots, it can grow larger and larger every time. We are like this, we grow and become wiser and more loving by giving away what we get, as long as we keep the roots. This is a lesson I never believed to be true, I thought how can you gain more by giving things away? I thought I needed to keep it all to myself. That is what we are taught. This is the story of the day I realized I was much like an onion.

These toasts and things are common at weddings. They are also common at graduations and…

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The Lover

If I were the enemy of your soul
I’d surely want you to be comfortable
And in constant denial
So I’d tell you what you wanted to hear
Tailor-made just for your likes, dislikes and opinions
I’d encourage you to be proud of yourself, your talents, your abilities
To identify exclusively with your heritage, your culture, your history
While freely embracing those who only want to strip you of yours
I’d pipe a dream in your ear in Dolby sound and paint your name in lights
I’d be sure you had plenty of religious options to choose from-
Like cereal
So you could find one to suit your specific tastes

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Sovereign Triune One

Sovereign
Triune
One
Multifaceted
Never fractured
Effusively inclusive
Exclusively jealous
Affectionately tender
Furiously protective
Author of life
Redeemer of love
Willing to listen
Unwilling to bend
Utterly objective
Faithful friend
In the beginning
In the end

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“Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm; for love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave…”  Solomon 8:6

Then the Lord answered me and said: “Write the vision and make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it. For the vision is yet for an appointed time; but at the end it will speak, and it will not lie. Though it tarries, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry. Behold the proud, his soul is not upright in him; but the just shall live by his faith.” HABBAKUK 2:2-4

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