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I'm the 1%

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I'm about 2 days shy of a 5-month anniversary since I slipped off the church platform during worship and shattered my elbow. In my post, “ In Everything Give Thanks ” back in September, I asked you to pray for me. One surgeon quickly wanted to open my arm and try to put it back together.  I cried out to the Lord for wisdom and on the same day he sent me to another surgeon. So, it's been 5 months, I went from a hard cast to multiple bandages and slings. Many days and nights of prayer along with cold and hot packs on my arm and elbow. I kept reminding God that he knit me together in my mother's room and that he could put me back together. (Psalm 139) Most of you know that I suffer from rheumatoid arthritis and my bones have been challenged almost my entire life. My doctor's visit today went very well. He said, “I don't think you need to continue to come for X-rays.” He looked at me and said,  "most people who come into my office with thi

Re-cycle

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Growing up in New York I never heard the words recycle. It wasn't a thing that we did.  When the cereal box was empty it went in the garbage. Once the can of Coke was empty it was flipped into the trash. I think the only thing that was reused were the glass bottles with milk or soda pop. The truck would come through the neighborhood and collect the bottles and then fill them and bring him back the next time he was in our neighborhood. Today just about everything is recycled. Our world is being weighed down with garbage. Everything is disposable for the sake of convenience. Whether it's cardboard, water bottles, or Coca Cola cans. Recycling is almost mandatory in some areas due to the overload of trash. Recycling – to use again. The Word of God. Do we re-cycle it? Have you passed it on? Preachers do it every week. TV programs can be watched over and over again. Even the disciples as we read in the book of Acts went around preaching this great news of God and thous