planning Tag

Thunderclap Migraines, The Plans Of Men, And The Providence Of God

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Why does it sometimes appear that the best-laid plans of man, or at least parts of these well thought out plans of ours end up failing miserably and get heaved onto the dung heap of life, and by no apparent fault of our own? Or, to take it a level deeper: Why do some of our most sincere efforts, especially those sincere efforts that we believe are being done to the best of our humble understanding and ability for the glory of God…why are those undertakings sometimes squashed right before our eyes like a blood-bloated, aged, and enfeebled mosquito that...

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Man Makes Plans – God Laughs…

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This past November, just before Thanksgiving, one of my favorite Christian artists of the 1980’s-90’s – Steve Taylor – put out a new album, his first album in over twenty years!  I could go into the fascinating history of Steve Taylor regarding his music, lyrics, his influence, and even movie making (He’s directed two movies – Michael W. Smith in ‘Second Chance’; and ‘Blue Like Jazz’), but for now I’ll just go to one particular song – ‘Comedian’ – the closing song from his new album ‘Goliath’.  Actually, the lyrics are rather nebulous to me, but then, I’ve never been...

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