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I'm Blocking you from my Life!!!???

Ok, so I hope that title really grabbed your attention.  I want to talk about something that God has really hit me hard on last night.  I was scrolling through facebook and I saw a post that really bothered me.  So, I hit hide on the post and then facebook asked me another question... Do you want to block this person?  NO!!!  I don't want to block them!  Then I started thinking about this question... When did we become so cynical as a society that we felt the need to start blocking real flesh and blood human beings?  When did we decide that we no longer need to "deal" with other humans?  Then the question came to my heart... What would Jesus say about this blocking mentality? Well, He did speak to it in Matthew 25:40-45 40  “And the King will say, ‘I tell you the truth, when you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters, [ a ] you were doing it to me!’ 41  “Then the King will turn to those on the left and say, ‘Away with you, you cursed ones

A New Chapter

Novels and Stories are broken into chapters.  Each of these chapters in a novel cover a different aspect of the story.  Generally a chapter indicates a new twist or turn in the story of the main characters life.  As you finish a chapter, you know something new is around the next corner. Well, Sunday, I wrapped one chapter and today, I start a new chapter.  The weird thing is, I do not know what the twist or turn will be in this chapter.  I just know, one part of my story finished.  For the past 11 years, my story has been: raising my family in the midst of the growing time in my children's lives in Somerville, AL, pouring into the lives of students at Shiloh, leading mission trips, teaching at First Priority and FCA clubs, teaching chapel at co-op, and being involved in life in this community of Somerville/Cotaco.  Well, that chapter closed yesterday. What does this new chapter hold.  First and foremost, being a faithful believer/leader and good father and good husband.  The r