Peace in a High Gas Prices World

This morning, I had to take my car into the repair shop for a brake job and to fix the air conditioning. I’m not a happy camper. But wait! There is something to be grateful for! My mechanic took me to work and I sit here ready to put in a full day’s work…car or no car.

Why is it that owning a car can be such a financial drain? First, there’s the high purchase price of the car itself, then the high gas ($4.11 per gal at the time of this writing), then the repairs, and so on.

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Fixing System Overload

yoke: a wooden bar or frame by which two draft animals (as oxen) are joined at the heads or necks for working together.

Do you feel overwhelmed at times? How about overloaded? I do. I’m in the middle of making some tough, life-changing decisions. Career choices, relationship commitments, geographical moves…all these kinds of things that we face in life.

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Right Where You Are

It’s easy to be discouraged. You don’t make enough money. You’re not happy with where you work or live. Or your health or that of a loved one is not good. This world can really get us down. However, there is hope.

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Treating God Like a Genie in a Bottle

I feel like I deserve the usual things…you know…Geniea home on the Big Island of Hawaii, a beach home in Southern California, and a mountain home in Colorado. Oh, and also an RV loaded to the max. Please, Lord, I pray these things for you to bless me with…Amen! Isn’t that how we often pray?

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Alexander is a place to read devotions, book reviews, and other material with an emphasis on Christian authors and writers…some well known, some not-so well known.

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