17. February 2012 21:04
I've got a list of life-long dreams around here somewhere, and it's about time I get it out and look it over again, but today I spent some time thinking through some of the things I really want to accomplish this year. The list below is preliminary and probably needs to be whittled down or refined for the 10.5 months that remain of 2012, but it's a starting point - which, by the way, was an action step toward the goal of developing key goals to accomplish this year... STA
Run an obstacle course, probably the Warrior Dash.
Launch the me2u website
Give myself a raise.
Organize and help lead a youth retreat.
Bring in someone - hire or contract - to do a good bit of our programming / coding work.
Go for a whole weekend camping / horse trip.
Remodel a room in our home.
Hit a home run at softball, as in a home run where the ball goes over the fence.
Lead someone to jesus.
Take each of my kids on an overnight trip, just the 2 of us.
Take my wife on a trip, just the 2 of us.
3. February 2012 08:24
Today on the Daily Audio Bible we read Exodus 18. There are many stories I enjoy revisiting in our yearly revolution through the word, but this one has become both special and a continual challenge to me.
Here's the story that always connects with me:
12 Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, brought a burnt offering and sacrifices to God, and Aaron came with all the elders of Israel to eat a meal with Moses' father-in-law in God's presence. 13 The next day Moses sat down to judge the people, and they stood around Moses from morning until evening. 14 When Moses' father-in-law saw everything he was doing for them he asked, "What is this thing you're doing for the people? Why are you alone sitting as judge, while all the people stand around you from morning until evening?"
15 Moses replied to his father-in-law, "Because the people come to me to inquire of God. 16 Whenever they have a dispute, it comes to me, and I make a decision between one man and another. I teach [them] ... [More]