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  • Writer's picturePastor Mark Farley

Giving to Get

We gotta provide the effort to gain results…

We go to the drive thru to pick up our coffee, food, and even groceries. Heck, even now we have apps that will preorder our coffee, meals, groceries, and other things for us! Press a button and it is done.

Wouldn’t it be great if we could press a button and fix our flaws and shortcomings?

Believe me, if there truly was an app or an instant fix for permanent weight loss, I would be all over it. Despite many claims by money motivated folks, this is not part of our reality right now. So, I will have to look inside myself and continue the day by day work on my sugar abstinence as well as my other character defects.

The good news is that along with the encouraging support from many friends and family, there is spiritual support from Jesus, IF I will work for it.

I don’t know about you, but everything else I have given over to God has improved, so I am suiting up and showing up to allow the Holy Spirit to also help me become healthier inside and out…Check your experience…

“We found that as soon as we were able to lay aside prejudice and express even a willingness to believe in a Power greater than ourselves, we commenced to get results, even though it was impossible for any of us to fully define or comprehend that Power, which is God.” Big Book pg 46

Lord, let us open our hearts and minds and be willing to allow You to mend us through Jesus and the Holy Spirit, AMEN.

“Come close to God, and God will come close to you." James 4:8

Have a blessed day y'all!

How about a daily dose of hope and inspired thought?

Join me in looking at the things we face daily with passages from both the Big Book and Bible!


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