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Three things you will never regret doing

How to do you balance God time, family and work time? Its definitely a constant that requires wisdom and has its ups and downs. As I move into a new season of life, as a husband, father and leader in my ministry, I ask these questions more often

More often than not, I have been on the busy side of life. Busy attending my family, busy attending ministry opportunities, often sacrificing my own spiritual and physical health in the process.

Over these four decades of my journey, I have found that there are three things that should never be an afterthought, and cannot be delegated. These are three things I never regret doing in any given day: time with God, time with family (wife, kids) time for exercise. I have failed on all three at different seasons, and had to come back to some kind of balance with the corresponding apologies.

As I plan some of my activities for the next three months, I am looking at Spending the early part of the morning, before the kids wake up alone with God. Then a…

Internet after 61 days

About three hours ago I was able to connect to the internet from my home after 61 days of waiting. Since moving to Capitan Miranda, 30 min away, from Obligado my previous place of residency, I have been making some adjustments. I won’t tell you the very long story filled with disappointments, long calls and frequent trips to the internet provider to Encarnacion, our state capital.
This time my patience was pushed to the limit, since a lot of the way I communicate is by internet. I have even considered my waiting for the internet as one of Gods test to develop more of the fruit of the spirit. During a sermon a week ago, I shared how this issue was really stretching my niceness.
I have been logging on from my phone to answer urgent emails and once a week drove to the public library and occasionally to a public café. Since I was dealing with Copaco, the government internet provider, I knew things would be slow, but not this slow.
Hopefully for the rest of this year and beyond I will nev…