The Passionate Listener

November, the month that has become known as the “Thankful” month. Well, we do celebrate thanksgiving and it’s the month prior to one of the most important holiday’s for a Christian believer. But why do we only “act” thankful during the month of November?

There are 11 other months that we should also be thankful through… there are 335 more days in the year that we should be thankful for…there are 8040 more hours that we should be thankful during…there are 482,400 more minutes we should be thankful living in

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Perspective…

Our perspective can change everything!

Our perspective on our own situation.
Our perspective on a friends situation.
Our perspective on a strangers situation.

I believe that there are two types of perspectives…

1) Our own
2) God’s

Our perspective is a one-sided perspective and a lot of the times leaves us blinded to the bigger picture.

If the situation we are dealing with is our own, sometimes we are too close to the “problem” and our vision is blocked simply by this one issue. It is

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“I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.” – Psalm 7:17 NIV

Most mornings go a little like this…

Beeeeeeeeep Beeeeeeeeep Beeeeeeeep Beeeeeeeep

Oh, shoot, is it time to get up already?!?!?!?! Just a couple more minutes…

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

BEEEEEEP BEEEEEEEP BEEEEEEEEP BEEEEEEEEP

After about 3 snooze hits, you get up and rush around the house to get ready for whatever it is you have planned for the day, whether it’s work, school, gym time or

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Have you ever seen the movie “Mom’s Night Out”? I have, and after a conversation about it again today, I decided to pop it into the DVD player and watch it. As I watched, I was once again inspired by the same scene that brought tears to my eyes when I first watched it last year. And again, I felt the same emotions the main character did in the movie.

“I’m a failure. I have failed again, that’s all I do. I had a plan, but……instead…”

“I can’t get in

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