Thoughts on a Saturday

I know it’s been quite a while since I posted here.

Just a quick update in that I recently had gallbladder surgery. I am going back to work Tuesday.

Here is something interesting i realized today. If you had read any of my posts in the past, you know that one of my struggles has been what I should or should not allow myself to read or watch as in entertainment. I think I found a very simple answer. Isn’t it always the case that God’s answers are so simple, yet hard to implement? Here it is, and it’s something I read today. “Happiness depends not on your outward circumstances, but on what God is doing inside of you.” Ok, so how does that relate? Here it is. I want to be happy. I’m sure everyone reading this wants to be happy. So if I read something not necessarily God honoring, is that opening my mind in a way that allows God to continue to do something inside me? The answed is no. If God is not mentioned, if there is all kinds of cussing and violence, that doesn’t promote godliness. God can’t do anything inside me when I read that. I’m going to leaghe it at that. That’s my answer. It may not be yours. We had Christian liberty. Idon’t like it. I enjoy reading thrillers with some cursing and violence. But I want to be happy. And that’s not going to make me happy. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to spend energy on something that’s not going to help with my happiness. We have some many things to drag us down, to make us So why spend time on something that if it doesn’t drag us down, at the very least isn’t building us up and kepping those demons of misery at bay?

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