#3GoodThings – #60

#3GoodThings – #60

(Written Tuesday, March 19, 2019)

“The more we perform a particular action, the more connections form between the corresponding neurons [in our brain]. That means that we have the power to creat new habits and then reap the benefits, whether we’re 22 or 72.”

(Shawn Achor, The Happiness Advantage, p. 149-150)

Today I find myself a bit surprised to be here, 60 days later. Initially, I wasn’t expecting to carry on past the initial 30 days, (and I hope you’re not bored) but here we are. I’m trying to change a default that’s well engrained.

Let me tell you about..

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STM: Spirit AND Flesh

STM: Spirit AND Flesh

This morning I was reading from John chapter 3 and something Jesus said made me think about missions and how we apply the notions of “flesh” and “Spirit”.

(While I’m treating it in the context, I suppose the notion could more broadly be applied to Christian service in general as well.)

But first, let’s start with where I started… the words of Jesus:

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#3GoodThings – #58

#3GoodThings – #58

(Written Sunday March 17, 2019)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
I felt I should add a touch of green, even though you won’t read this until well after the last of the 4-leaf clovers have wilted!

Since it was St. Paddy’s, we finished off the day in style, with home-made shamrock shakes. Never heard of them? Back home, McDonald’s came out with them for a limited time each March. Here, however… never heard of ’em! So it’s really more about carrying on a tradition from back home and gives us a treat that we look forward to each March.

That’s already a GoodThing but I’m not counting it among…

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#3GoodThings – #57

#3GoodThings – #57

(Written Saturday March 16, 2019)

I’ve never seen as many flowers adorning a gravestone as I did this morning… it was truly breathtaking. I don’t know who the person was, or what they did but one thing’s for sure… they were well-loved.

We were not at the cemetery for their interment, but for one on a much smaller scale. That’s where I’ll begin with …

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