forty in forty: the rest

twenty-one. you don’t need alcohol to have a good time. in fact, if you’re relying on that stuff to make a moment memorable, ask yourself why you’re in that moment in the first place.twenty-two. you don’t need to drink twelve cokes in a day. yes, they taste good. yes, they will make you fat. maybe… Continue reading forty in forty: the rest

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forty in forty: the first

one. sometime’s crying’s a really good thing. it gets results. like when i was a baby and my hips were fucking with me. i cried. a lot. and eventually, the doctors figured out why and fixed it. two. some doctors actually give a shit about their patients. find a good one. and cling. so what… Continue reading forty in forty: the first

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psalm twenty-seven1 the lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall i fear? the lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall i be afraid? 2 when the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell. 3 though an host should… Continue reading this week’s wisdom

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most assuredly, i say to you, he who believes in me, the works that i do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because i go to my father. and whatever you ask in my name, that i will do that the father may be glorified in the son. if… Continue reading this week’s wisdom

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so nie nie needs a new neck. wow. how’s that for alliteration? getting this new neck means doctors put a balloon in her back to stretch the skin and expanded it every so often. she was supposed to have it expanded one more time before they could do the surgery that would give her that… Continue reading this week’s wisdom

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so my previous post and the most recent one by teachinfourth got me thinking of my brother, of kyle field and of the power a group of people has when united. this is kyle field on september twenty-second, two thousand-one — the first game for the aggies after the september eleventh attacks. students organized the… Continue reading this week’s wisdom

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my brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. but let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of god, who gives to all liberally and without… Continue reading this week’s wisdom

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he who is of a proud heart stirs up strife,but he who trusts in the lord will be prospered. he who trusts in his own heart is a fool,but whoever walks wisely will be delivered (proverbs 28:25-26).

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rest in the lord, and wait patiently for him; do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked schemes to pass. cease from anger, and forsake wrath; do not fret — it only causes harm. the lord knows the days of the upright, and their inheritance… Continue reading this week’s wisdom

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consider the work of god; for who can make straight what he has made crooked? in the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: surely god has appointed the one as well as the other, so that man can find out nothing that will come after him (ecclesiastes 7:13-14). and… Continue reading this week’s wisdom

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