Tag Archives: Matthew 6:33

Priorities

A couple of weeks ago I was on the campus of our local high school for an event that was open to the public. Before the program started, a student asked me enthusiastically, “Are you ready for tomorrow?” Seeing the … Continue reading

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Stay Focused!

There is always a lot of commotion going on in Washington, D.C. Many groups and individuals are constantly striving to make sure that their interests and special causes are in the national debate. It can become difficult to sort through … Continue reading

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Godliness and Prosperity

Now that the dust has settled from the results of the election in Kentucky this past Tuesday, maybe it is time for a little reflection on what happened. I consider myself an optimist, but I am somewhat cautious about the … Continue reading

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Other Interests

Brad Dickson, a sportswriter for the Omaha World-Herald, took note of the fact that the Army football team has a junior wide receiver named Edgar Allan Poe. Dickson said, “If he’s the only Edgar Allan Poe you’ve heard of, you … Continue reading

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Proper Alignment

I play word games with some friends. This morning I played the first word of a new game. At least I tried to do so. The tiles were not properly placed on the board, so the game would not allow … Continue reading

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Change of Schedule

The NCAA has made a special exception to allow the Mount St. Joseph’s women’s basketball team to move its season opener up to November 2. The reason for this change is to give Lauren Hill a chance to play in … Continue reading

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First Things First

I just read that Chick-fil-A has surpassed KFC in sales in the United States. The Colonel has been relegated to second place in spite of the fact that Chick-fil-A has fewer restaurants than KFC. In addition to this, all Chick-fil-A … Continue reading

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Main Thing

“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.”—Stephen Covey. Many self-help gurus continually emphasize the need to prioritize. They remind us that we shouldn’t spend too much time on trivial matters and that we must avoid … Continue reading

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Off Target

  Matt Emmons is a world-class marksman who is perhaps best known for a critical mistake he made in an important competition. While participating in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, Emmons had a comfortable lead going into the … Continue reading

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First Things First

Former Florida State University head football coach Bobby Bowden used to play college baseball. He had never hit a home run, but one game he hit a ball down the right field line, into the corner. He rounded the bases … Continue reading

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