Graduation
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Always Learning

 

At every opportunity, I am learning something that creates a better me. I was sitting in a board meeting in Lubbock, and I witnessed a man stand before the group and boldly share the importance of faith in Jesus Christ. Then, I watched as we viewed a movie about a one-year-old little boy who was fighting for his life and how the ECMO helped save him. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation is a treatment that uses a pump to circulate blood through an artificial lung back into the bloodstream of a very ill baby. This system provides heart-lung bypass support outside of the baby's body. The boy celebrated his 2nd birthday well and happy.

We listened to a pilgrimage story that I found applicable to my life. 

  • In my founding, I need to be courageous and strategic in planning my day.
  • My mission is to help the community respond.
  • My strategy should be simple with forwarding motion.
  • My Christ-centered life should be steadfast with expressions of God's love.
  • My values and attributes should reflect justice and dignity for all.
  • Integrity, bravery, and compassionate care for those God places in my path is my desire.
  • I must persevere with gracious humility, yet be bold in my decisions.
  • I will focus on the response of the community; look more closely, see more deeply.
  • I must stand firm in my faith.

 

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  • Romans 10:17
    So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. 
     
  • Romans 15:4
    For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope. 

 

 

 

Fresh Find: This is an excellent garden sculpture made of concrete.

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