The Needy, And The Nagging

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A lot of us take pride in our busyness, yet Jesus capped us all with his overflowing schedule. We tire out sitting at a desk for hours, loading and unloading laundry, sorting out problems, fixing what’s broken, or getting interrupted from our tasks. At the end of the day we’re in need of a vacation.

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Scared, Yet Joyous

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“Wake up sweetheart! Mina’s blood sugar reads four hundred. ” My husband startles my dreams at 3:00 AM last night. I spring out of the bed. Soon, my hands are groping in the dim kitchen lights for the insulin pen. I prick my daughter’s tummy with gentle clumsiness… it’s three in the morning. Then I retrieved to my snuggly blanket knowing that her daddy was watching over her, babysitting that off-the-charts blood sugar.

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Judas’ Hypocrisy

Another popular baby name among the New Testament generation is Judas, meaning ‘praise’: Judas son of James (a disciple of Jesus, also called Thaddaeus); Judas, brother of Jesus and James (also called Jude); Judas Barsabbas (one of the nominee along with Matthias to replace Judas Iscariot); Judas the Galilean (a revolt leader).

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