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08/13/2018

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I hate to admit it, but I worry occasionally. I won’t admit to constantly worrying, but I do worry about senseless stuff from time to time. Worry is that uneasy feeling and concern about a situation or problem. The mind and body go into a state of focusing on “what might...

08/03/2018

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Skip Lloyd   My life is constantly being pulled from simplicity to complexity. When my life become increasingly complex, it pulls me to being out of balance. Let me give you a very simple illustration.    I like to listen to music when I run. So, it appeared to me the simplest...

07/28/2018

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Skip Lloyd   Do you struggle with your perceived connection with God? Do you sometimes have the tendency to think that other Christians have a closer relationship with God than you?   Since I was a little boy, I’ve struggled with the thought that most other Christians are...

07/11/2018

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Skip Lloyd   One of the constant qualities God teaches us through His Word is to develop the character trait of humility. The Bible continually teaches us NOT to be arrogant or prideful. We teach children from the beginning of their lives to share, be kind, and help one another. But do we...

6/24/2018

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Skip Lloyd   “This is our predicament. Over and over again, we lose sight of what is important and what isn’t.” - Epictetus   I have a competitive nature. I didn’t realize this until I began running. I began running when I was leaving for Korean language...

06/13/2018

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Skip Lloyd   I visited my daughter, son-in-law, and four grandkids last week in Guatemala. My daughter, Heather, is a diplomat with the U.S. Embassy in the capital city of Guatemala City. Along with spending time with each of my grandkids, one of the adventures Heather planned for me...

05/22/2018

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Skip Lloyd   Have you noticed when you experience consistent positive experiences, they lead to building trust?   Growing up, like any kid, I placed my trust in my parents. They provided food on the table for me to eat. They provided someplace for me to sleep. They were present...

05/10/2018

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Skip Lloyd   I have a family member who makes it difficult for me to extend grace and love. I don’t do anything intentionally to hurt them or freeze them out of my life. I’m basically…well, just friendly. Not much more. The bottom line is, it’s hard for me to love...

04/24/2018

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Skip Lloyd   I may be missing something, but I don’t get it. I don’t get families that regularly get angry with each other. I don’t get marriages that live in constant chaos because of the incessant fighting. I don’t get office situations where no one gets along...

04/16/2018

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Skip Lloyd   I’m into simplicity these days. I believe one of the biggest reasons so many of us are experiencing stress in our lives is because we complicate our lives with more. I believe too many people embrace the false idea “more is better.” Let me give you a couple...

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