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I don't follow or reciprocate following several fine folk because I have enough exposure already to political news and opinion. Not that I may have anything against them.

Serving and Sharing: Cory Collins: 03 Matt 5-6a The Sermon on the Mount # 1 – 5:1-12 Introduction, the Beatitudes

7 Things I Learned When I Stopped Drinking Alcohol

> Alcohol removed me from my life and I removed alcohol so I can show up for my life.

Volkswagen’s bold plan to create a new car operating system | Ars Technica

> So Android will come in cars, giving customers access to this enormous ecosystem. But really be careful how much Android you're talking about. There are some brands really using Google's automotive services; this is not our strategy. When you do this, you get a great package of function and services, no doubt. But you also have to open up all the car's sensor data [to Google], and when I say all, it really is all sensor data," Senger told me.

So imagine what data Google is mining in your phone.

Friends | Animals and Us | Issues | The Hedgehog Review

> The television series Friends (1994–2004) became one of the most successful sitcoms in TV history by depicting a collection of very attractive twenty- and thirtysomethings “hanging out” together as a kind of quasi-family, a light and frothy fantasy that transposed the social life of the college dorm to not-quite-adult life in implausibly toney Manhattan apartments. For its characters, friendship was that relatively flexible and easygoing state of social relations before the hardening categories of adulthood come along.


Jesus the supreme example of suffering – Forthright Magazine

> Some people make it almost a life’s goal to avoid or remove any type of discomfort in their lives. They live by a dangerous misconception that happiness depends upon the absence of suffering and pain. Jesus’ gave us the supreme example of humility and also the supreme example of suffering. Following him is the key to joy and meaning.

Spent too much time this morning reading a guy's autobiography who has worked and lived on three continents, and in my adopted country.

Neither believe nor obey, Deuteronomy 9.23 | Forthright Fellowship Room

> “And when he sent you from Kadesh-Barnea and told you, ‘Go up and possess the land I have given you,’ you rebelled against the Lord your God and would neither believe nor obey him.”

Assumptions – Forthright Magazine

> Some of the biggest mistakes people make come from assumptions. 

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Improving: 3 times to the gym this week. 50% increase over last week.

Yesterday was scorching hot. Today was overcast and cool. What will tomorrow be? For sure, a day for following Christ and serving God.

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Note to anyone who would like to block :

Please discuss the issue with me first so that we can discuss the problem. I would not want all of the members here to be unable to participate with your instance simply because of a minor disagreement or because of just one or two of our users.

On are posts (sorry, "toot" just doesn't do it for me) deleted after a specified time?

You can read and understand, 2 Corinthians 1.13 | Forthright Fellowship Room

“For we do not write you anything other than what you can read and also understand. But I hope that you will understand completely”.

Help, thanks, ask | Believing Prayer

> Father, help me today to be

Joyful where I am,
Useful in my circumstances,
Content within my confines.

Building, nature and shelter | HD photo by Allie Smith (@creativegangsters) on Unsplash

(Let's see if the photo will show up here, or if you'll have to click.)

Hate and love – Forthright Magazine

> By Ron Thomas — I have come to understand we live in a society that hardly knows the meaning of the word racism, just like they hardly know the meaning of the word hate. Without giving attention to the first word, let us give attention to the second.

I've used TextWrangler for a good while. The company is abandoning it., so I'm looking for a replacement. Basically an easy-to-use plain-text editor. Have tried bunches, none really tickle my innards. Now playing with .

I use and love but sometimes for composing and writing articles and poems, I want something different.

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