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Why Pray for the Sick?

Recently, a post showed up on my Twitter feed with this question:

I’ve never understood praying for the sick.  Why ask the all powerful being who made them sick to reverse their decision?

Granted, this is probably coming from a non-believer, Atheist, or some other kind of belief, as a joke.  But, seriously, I still think the question is valid that even some Christ-followers get hung up on.  “Why does God make people sick or worse?”

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Lessons learned from a Diabetic Father

We had a whirlwind of a weekend last weekend. We were just your average, normal working family, until one event shakes us up and changes us for life. So many people go through the same thing that we did. Most people are always saying, “That’s terrible, but it probably won’t happen to us”…… until, one day, it does. That was us.

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Becoming self-sufficient

Diamond-Carbon-Cure-R.A.K-Package3Over the last couple of years, my wife and I have made a decision to become more self-sufficient as a family.  For far too long, we’ve been reliant on companies and other people to provide for us.  We, as a society, have become complacent and dependent on these companies to supply us with our needs.  But, what would happen if one, or more, of those companies go under?  Or what if they are doing things that are not morally ethical and you don’t want to be a part of it?  What would you do? Continue reading

TV

Moving TV to “free”-dom.

Cable and Satellite TV gives the general public everything they need, when you don’t really know what you need.  And then, they give you more.  More channels are available than you can dream of.  No one (at least no one I know) watches them all.  But, the broadcasting companies know this.  So, they package channels that they know you want, with channels that you probably won’t use, JUST so that you can upgrade your package to another level.

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