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Last week a federal judge ruled that the State of Alabama’s constitutional ban on same sex marriage is unconstitutional.  A constitutional ban that was approved in 2006 by 81% of Alabama voters.  As an American I’m extremely troubled that activist judges are ignoring the will of an overwhelming majority of Americans. However, that’s another subject for another day.

I will approach this article primarily by responding to things I have heard from those who support homosexual rights.

1.  If you don’t support gay rights you’re a hate monger.  I agree that there are people in our country who hate gay people but those people do not represent all of us. I also acknowledge that there are people who call themselves Christian who are full of hate. They are not Christians.   I believe that same sex relationships are a sin but I DO NOT HATE HOMOSEXUALS.  I’m sure that some will read this post and respond to me with anger and even hatred but I refuse to hate you back.  I do not hate you and God does not hate you. God hates sin but not the sinner.

2.  I was born this way.  Ok!  I don’t have a problem with that statement and I may be one of the few conservative Christians that you will hear say it.  Here’s why I don’t have a huge problem with the statement.  The Bible (my authority) says in Romans 3:23 that all have sinned and fall short of the Glory of God.  I was born a sinner too. Let me give you an example. When I was three years old I lied to my mother. I was a three year old liar. No one taught me to be a liar, it came naturally. I was born that way.  God’s word teaches us explicitly that we should not lie.  When I became a follower of Christ, part of my growth as a believer was to overcome my “tendency” to lie.  So maybe you’re not a liar but you do have a “desire” to have a gay relationship.  If you are a follower of Christ you should be seeking the healing and deliverance of God to change you’re desires and overcome them.  I stopped lying years ago.

I have a few questions:

  • If a man is born with a desire to kill should he have the constitutional right to do so because he says that he was born that way?
  • If someone wants to have sex with children and their argument is “I was born a pedophile” does that make its ok?
  • If a man gets married but then discovers he likes having sex with multiple people should the constitution protect him from his spouses desire for a divorce?

3. People who use the Bible to support their belief’s are “Bible Thumpers.”  Ok again.  I believe the Bible.  I have been a  student of the Bible  for almost forty years.  Reading the Bible and accepting it by faith is part of my faith. However as I am referring to it I’m not angry nor am I foaming at the mouth.  In addition to accepting the Bible by faith I also see the Bible being fulfilled throughout history and even today.  It’s real and it is the inspired Word of God.  As a Christian I have to believe that. If I don’t believe it, then my Faith in Christ comes into question. The Bible is my final authority on all matters.  If you don’t believe the Bible, Ok but don’t hate me because I do and I want society to reflect it.

4.  God doesn’t care about homosexuality.  You have to ignore the Bible to make that statement. Scriptures are replete with passages that show God’s disdain for homosexuality.

Leviticus 18:22New International Version (NIV)  “‘Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable.

Leviticus 20:13 New International Version (NIV)  “‘If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads. Note: Because I understand scripture and understand that Leviticus is the law, I’m not suggesting that God wants us to put homosexuals to death. All I’m doing in sharing this verse is to show you that indeed, God does care.

New International Version (NIV)   1 Timothy 1:   8 We know that the law is good if one uses it properly. 9 We also know that the law is made not for the righteous but for lawbreakers and rebels, the ungodly and sinful, the unholy and irreligious, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers, 10 for the sexually immoral, for those practicing homosexuality, for slave traders and liars and perjurers—and for whatever else is contrary to the sound doctrine 11 that conforms to the gospel concerning the glory of the blessed God, which he entrusted to me.

Look at this passage of scripture from Romans 1

18 The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness, 19 since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them. 20 For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.

21 For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened. 22 Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools 23 and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and reptiles.

24 Therefore God gave them over in the sinful desires of their hearts to sexual impurity for the degrading of their bodies with one another. 25 They exchanged the truth about God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator—who is forever praised. Amen.

26 Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones. 27 In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed shameful acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their error.

I’ve given you just a sampling of scripture. There are many more. My only motive is not to “Thump” the Bible but to show you that God does care and that God does not approve of homosexuality.

If you have made your mind up about this matter I may not change it. But if your trying to decide what you believe then take my argument to heart and mind.  If you call yourself a Christian but support the gay rights issue I’d love to have you hear my heart.

If you feel trapped by a desire to be a homosexuality, there is deliverance.

As I close I’d like to reiterate that I don’t hate you if you disagree. I love people,  even those who do not agree with me. I love you!

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In 2012 I wrote a book, The Eye of A Needle.  It was fun, hard, challenging, relaxing and more. The day came that the book was finished and uploaded to my self-publishing provider. I remember when the first hard copy arrived in the mail for me to proof. It was a dream come true.

This morning I opened my book in the Kindle app on my iPad and read the introduction. It encouraged me. I needed it. I thought that I would share these words from the introduction with you on this site.  It’s not an attempt to “bait” you into buying a book. As a matter of fact I have lowered the Kindle Version price to .99 cents.  You can also buy the paperback version from amazon.com. There is a link at the bottom of this post to amazon.   However I will make you this offer. If you want a paperback copy of my book I will give it to you.  Free! No cost. No Shipping and Handling.  I will pay for the book and the shipping to get it to you. All you have to do is request it in writing via snail mail.  Send it to me at 108 Florida Street, Brewton, AL 36426.  The reason I’m requiring you to ask by mail is that I want you to at least invest some effort in getting it. Email is too easy and it won’t mean as much to you. I will not use your address for a mailing list. It’s that easy.

Now, The Eye of A Needle, The Introduction

How many times in your life have you used the word impossible?  How many times have you thrown it out carelessly in a conversation as a way of avoiding even the slightest challenge?  Do we really stop and consider the power of our words when we throw them about like a plaything? The truth is, Words hold power.

Proverbs says, “Death and Life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat it’s fruit.”

Have you considered that when you tell your children “it can’t be done, that it’s impossible,” that your words may be killing a dream?  Proverbs says that “those who love it will eat its fruit.” Love what? Life or death!  Maybe we should really reconsider how we use the word “impossible’ and , when we do use it, to make sure we disclaim that statement with the following statement; “but with God all things are possible.”

Don’t tell your children that it’s impossible for them to make the team. Don’t speak negative about others’ dreams and aspirations. Don’t make it a habit of tearing down dreams with your words. Be a builder. Tell those around you that you believe in them and that you know that with their determination and God’s help that anything is possible.  If your initial response tends to be negative, hold your peace, think about what you are about to say and then speak faith. If someone is believing for something big, your encouragement maybe be invaluable to them.

If you’re the one with the dream, stay away from dream killers. Don’t listen to those who are negative or don’t believe in you. When they do get a negative word in, replace it with faith.

Impossible is defined by dictionary.com as “not possible; unable to be, exist, happen, etc.  Unable to be done, performed, effected, etc.k not to be done, endured, etc., with any degree of reason or propriety; and impossible situation. Utterly impracticable;”

In this book I’m going to use scripture and life stories that will rekindle the flames of your faith and remind you that nothing is impossible.  Nothing is impossible when determination is coupled together with faith.  Nothing is impossible when you say what you believe and believe what you say. When you live what you believe and put actions behind your words, nothing is impossible.

We should all be challenged. I am challenged as I write this book to believe more, to accomplish more.

I’m going to use words like “dream”, “big” and “possible” to describe that thing God is calling you to do or that thing you’ve always wanted to accomplish. It might not be literally impossible but it might be so BIG that it looks impossible. My point is this: Whether I use “possible,” dream” or “big” the outcome of your situation all depends on your determination, your faith and your confidence in God and the promises of His Word.

When someone tells you that it can’t happen, that you shouldn’t try with any reasonable expectation of success, or that it’s utterly impracticable, you tell them that in the Kingdom of God, nothing is impossible.

Those who say it’s impossible should get out of the way of those that are doing.

End of Introduction.

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Life as a believer is awesome. I wouldn’t trade my relationship with God for anything. The joy, peace, assurance, victory, overcoming power, etc., etc., etc.,  It’s all phenomenal. There’s only one problem. We are human. We are human beings living in a world that has been flawed by sin. Because of sin and because of the battles we have with the flesh not all days include a victory march.

I know I’ll get some flack for writing this.  I guess I’m just not spiritual enough for some.  The truth is, in over thirty years of pastoral ministry I have learned that people need me to get down in the trenches with them and understand where they are.  There are so many preachers who are nothing more than glorified motivational speakers who refuse to acknowledge that as a believer I can find myself at rock bottom, emotionally, financially, spiritually, physically and more.  Or maybe they will acknowledge it but there answer is always the same. It’s either sin or Jeff you didn’t have enough faith. Ok, maybe I didn’t have enough faith but you telling me that is not what I need to hear.

What you may need to hear or read is that your not the first. Your not the first to have a bad week or a bad month. Your not the first to lock yourself into a room and cry into a pillow. Your not the first to feel like the world is caving in around you. Your not the first and you won’t be the last.

I think of three people right off hand when it comes to the subject of rock bottom

First: The author of Lamentations.  The book of Lamentations is the lamenting over the destruction of Jerusalem. Look at what this author says in chapter three.  “Those who were my enemies without cause hunted me like a bird. They tried to end my life in a pit and threw stones at me; the waters closed over my head, and I thought I was about to perish.”

Second is a young, rich boy named Joseph who found himself naked and in a pit because his brothers were jealous of him.

Third is the prodigal son who took an early inheritance from his father, spent it all and found himself eating with pigs.

These tree individuals were at rock bottom and they were all there for three completely different reason.  The first was there because life was just going terribly wrong. The second (Joseph) was there because his brothers hated him. The last was at rock bottom because of sin.

So many things can cause life to take such a turn. Sometimes it just life. Life happens and sometimes it’s not good. You may find yourself shrouded in hopelessness. Proverbs says that “hope deferred makes the heart sick.”  You fight for a thing, believed for it, spoke it, got weary and quit. You may be disappointed. Disappointed because you thought things would be different.  Sometimes our low places are because of the actions of others or wine there is sin in our life or we made a bad decision.  It happens!

There are three simple things that I want you to remember when your at the bottom.

1.  You may be exactly where God wants you.  God used the pit in Joseph’s life as part of his journey to the palace.

2.  When your at the bottom the good news is you can only go up from here.

3.  When your at the bottom, God is with you there.

What did our three examples do when they were at rock bottom?

1.  The writer of Lamentations said in verse 55 that “he called on the Lord.” Don’t underestimate the power of calling on God.

2.  Joseph couldn’t do much but wait for what was next. A pastor fiend of mine says often. “When your in trouble just get you two handfuls and            hang on.”  Get you two handfuls of God and hang on.

3.  The prodigal son repented.  Do you have sin in your life?  Are your troubles the result of you living apart from God’s plan for your life? If so tell God your sorry and repent (change directions).  Begin your climb out of the low places right now.

 

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The photo to the left is a recent one of my dad and me. My dad taught me to do. Get a job! Cut the grass! Do Something! It didn’t kill me to have to DO at a young age. It built character and a work ethic in me.

I have to ask the question which of the follow carries the most power? What I THINK, How I FEEL, or how I ACT.  Some high THINKING individuals would say that they are all connected. Are they? They might say that all three carry the same amount of weight of importance. Do They?

Let’s use a story from the Bible to weigh out the matter. You will have to excuse me in the fact that with this story I must read between the lines. I’m not creating doctrine by adding to scripture. I am merely using my imagination to wonder if.

Matthew chapter 14 tells the story. The disciples are in a boat and it’s dark, “shortly before dawn,” and Jesus approaches the boat, walking on the water. It scared the disciples because they thought He was a ghost or something. So, Peter says, “Lord if it’s you, tell me to come to you on the water,” to which Jesus replied, “Come.”

This is where my imagination kicks in so bear with me. Not wanting to be outdone James and John are considering a walk on the water right along with Peter.  James says, “I THINK a walk on the water is highly possible since Jesus is doing it and He said to come.  John says, “I FEEL something powerful in the air, I FEEL goose bumps all over my body. I just FEEL as though I should walk on the water to Jesus.

While James is talking about what he Thinks and John is talking about what he feels, Peter is already in the process of climbing over the side of the boat and putting his feet on the water.

Which one carries the most weight; Thinking, Feeling or Doing? Two Thousand years later James and John are not even mentioned by name in this story.

You can talk about what your going to do but until you put actions to your words it’s just words. You can expound upon what you feel but until you put your feelings into motion with some action you’ve accomplished nothing.

James 2:14 – 20

14 What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, 16 and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the things which are needed for the body, what does it profit? 17 Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.

18 But someone will say, “You have faith, and I have works.” Show me your faith without your works, and I will show you my faith by my works. 19 You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe—and tremble! 20 But do you want to know, O foolish man, that faith without works is dead?

 It applies to everything.

What do you think?

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 Some believe that when you become a born again Christian that problems are supposed to vanish and that life is to be blissful. Wouldn’t it be awesome if it were the case?

All through the Word of God we are told that in this life (the temporal one) we will have battles and difficulties.  Jesus told His disciples; “These things I have spoken to  you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John 16:33

The fact that Jesus has overcome the world is awesome,  but He does say that we are going to have to deal with some stuff. The word that the New King James Version translates as “Tribulation” simply means trouble. Jesus said, “You will have trouble.”

So to the point; What do you do when you’ve done everything you know to do and you don’t know what to do?  The Apostle Paul talks about spiritual warfare and the trouble of life in Ephesians 6 and He, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit tells us the only thing we can do when we know we have covered all of our bases.

“Therefor take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and have done all to stand.”  Ephesians 6:13  Did you see it? HAVING DONE ALL, TO STAND.  Paul goes on to talk about the Spiritual Armor but don’t overlook the importance of standing.

Stand with resolve that you trust God, no matter what.

Stand with the confidence that you have done your part and God will take care of the rest.

When the heat of the battle rages you declare with your mouth, “God I’m standing because I trust You.”

When the money is gone, stand.  When the doctors report is bad, stand. When you deal with conflict, stand. Plant your feet firmly on the rock Christ Jesus. Put your confidence in what He has said in His Word and STAND.

 

 

 

“Failure is only final when you quit.”

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AND NOW, GET OFF YOUR BUTT AND YOUR BUT’S AND  DO SOMETHING!

These four steps are from a book by Tony Robbins.  I do not recommend Tony Robbins as reading for the average Christian and you will notice that there are no links to his books on my site. I will admit there are some good nuggets in the book i am now cautiously reading..

Below are Four Steps To Success (My title) from this book I’m reading by Tony.  The headings are his. The comments are mine.

1.  Clearly decide what you want out of life. As a believer you should determine your dreams and goals in conjunction with prayer, Bible reading and seeking God for His direction. For His Will!

Make a decision. So many people just waffle through life with no real purpose. They make every conceivable excuse to not be an achiever with their “But’s”. “I would do it but.”  Define your purpose. What is it that you want your life to stand for and what is it that you want to accomplish. DECIDE!

2. Take action, massive action to make it happen.  James 2:20 says, “faith without works is dead.” It does no good to decide what you want out of life, what direction God is leading you if you will not take action to make it happen.

So, your afraid of failure. So what! Wouldn’t you rather fail at trying something than to succeed at doing nothing?

Quit being a wimp. Quit being afraid. DO SOMETHING!

Get an education,. Get a job. Make responsible decisions. Write everyday even if you don’t know if anyone is reading it (that one was for me).

3. Pay attention to what does and does not work. Not everything you try is going to work.  If you did then that would mean that you were omnipotent (all powerful) and only God fits that description.  Yes you will fail. Failure is not a bad thing if you use it for your advantage.  How can you get good out of failure? Learn from it. REMEMBER THIS: FAILURE IS ONLY FINAL IF YOU QUIT.

4.  If what your doing is not working, change your approach continually until you find an approach that works.  Failure teaches you what doesn’t work.  By eliminating the things we learn do not work we find the things that we learn do work.

God has a good life for you. Make up your mind and in your spirit to day that you will never again be less than what God has created you to be.

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I’ve just in the last few days finished what I believe to be the best and one of the most important books I’ve ever read. That’s right, THE BEST BOOK I HAVE EVER READ. The title, WRECKED, When A Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life, by Jeff Goins.

I must confess that I don’t know that much about Jeff Goins. I read the book because Michael Hyatt recommended it. I do know that Jeff is young. I’ve searched and searched for his actual ages and can’t find it but my best guest would be late twenties, maybe early thirties. I know that Jeff works for a mission’s organization that leads individuals on mission’s trips. I also know, now, that Jeff Goins is one of the most gifted writers I have ever read.

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He is gifted with words, yes but also with a message.  I downloaded WRECKED to the kindle app on my iPad and began reading immediately. The book didn’t’ grab me right away and I even laid it down for a few days after reading the first chapter. I kept thinking about that upside down turtle on the cover (what an awesome cover design) and the title. So, I picked it back up and read. By the time I finished chapter two I was totally hooked. I read this book in a couple of days.

I guess I should just say, read this book and then shut up. I can’t. I’m overwhelmed with the message and with the artistry of the words.

There is no way I can tell you what the book is about in a short blog and do it justice.

I thought that I would share a few quotes that I highlighted in my Kindle app. As I scrolled through them (and there were many) I knew that I couldn’t decide which ones I should use so I decided to use just one.

“We’ve believed a lie. We’ve been told life is about us. That if we work hard enough, save enough money, and buy enough stuff, we will eventually be happy. Many of us have done just that, and we are anything but happy.” Jeff Goins

EVERYONE SHOULD READ THIS BOOK. If we can’t get everyone to do it lets try to get it’s message into the hands of teenagers and young adults who think life is about living with mom as long as possible, taking on no responsibility and being master of a gaming system. What Goins calls extended adolescence.

Who else needs to read this book you may ask. Pastors, leaders, parents, teachers, college professors, politicians, and just about anyone else.

 I hope my recommendation for this book is not over the top. It’s just seldom that a book moves me like this one did. I understand that if I give something a high recommendation to something and you don’t agree with me that in your eyes I loose some credibility. I do not however have any reservations about recommending this book.  Get the book today. It’s available at Amazon in paperback and Kindle Edition.

There are several links throughout this post that will lead you to this book. Go there now.

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#3 Be A Giver. Did you know that in God’s economy that giving is the key to blessings in every area of life? Why is giving so important to God? Because, my dear friend we are by nature very selfish.  So God established an economy of giving.

I’m not talking just about money. I’m talking about life. Look at what Jesus said on the subject of giving.

“Do not judge, and you will not be judged.  Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Luke 6:37-38 NIV

The point of Luke 6:37 and 38 is that God blesses us when we give and in order to be givers we must overcome our self. Why? Because we are selfish.

Let’s narrow it down a bit. YOU ARE SELFISH! I’m not trying to offend you. I just want to make sure that we are looking into a normal mirror. Not one that messes with reality.

By our very nature we are going to look out for self first. This is the very reason why so many marriages fail, because people are selfish. Why do people leave the person they made a life long commitment to?

They stand in front of a pastor and make a covenant to be true to the other person; For better and worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, forsaking all others until death we part.

  • I’m leaving you because I’m not having fun in life. SELFISH.
  • I’m leaving you because you’re not paying enough attention to ME! SELFISH.
    • Note: We should be giving our spouses our attention. However sometimes your spouse might fail at it. It’s no reason for divorce.
    • I’m leaving you because I don’t like you anymore. SELFISH
    • I’m leaving you because you’re fat. SELFISH
    • I’m leaving you because you’re not romantic enough. SELFISH
    • I’m leaving you because I’m not getting enough sex. SELFISH

Should I go on? The bullet list you just read could be pages long. Most of the reasons why people end marriages are absurd. That’s right, ABSURD. Why are people so absurd? Because they are so stinking selfish.

Giving is the key. Give of yourself. Give of your time, energy and passions. Do what you don’t want to do.  Men, go to a chick flick with your wife. It’s not the movie you want to see but she does. Give her that movie with your presence.  Ladies try watching the ballgame with your husband. Give!

I could write a book on the subject of giving in marriage. Then I would need to read the book because quite honestly I have not mastered the subject of giving when it comes to marriage.  Felicia and I have been married for thirty-three years. She’s still working on me and I’ m still working on myself.

Marriage is a process of growing and as a husband, wife, individual, Christian, etc., we should never stop growing.

I will end with the greatest example I have ever seen in the subject of giving and marriage, my granddaddy Asa Williams. My granny had seizures and through the years because of the seizures and the medication granny became like a child. Most of my memories are the last quarter of my grandparent’s life.

I watched my granddaddy take care of granny. By the worlds standards he had every right to put her in a nursing home and it would have made his life easier. Until the day my granny died granddaddy cared for her. He took her everywhere he went. If at any hour granny decided she wanted something (like an ice crème cone) granddaddy would help her get dressed, get her to the car (which wasn’t easy) and drive her to get whatever she wanted. He was a giver.

My grandparents were married for over 60 years before granny passed away. When she died it wasn’t in a nursing home with strangers. It was in her house, in her bed with her faithful husband standing at her side.

That’s how marriage is supposed to be.

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MY PROMISE TO YOU

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Today I’ve been thinking about the privilege of writing anything from a book to a blog and then having someone take the time to read it. I am extremely honored that you are here reading this post. I am also honored when you take the time and extra effort to share one of my post on social media. I want to make you a promise.

My promise to you is that I will always give my best to this blog. I will pray, research and anything else that needs to be done in order to produce a quality reading experience.

My promise to you is that I will never take lightly the fact that you visit this site and do my best to provide an experience that will give you entertainment, knowledge, resources and leave you thinking about what I have said.

As you may have noticed, I have also began a podcast. Episode number 1 is up and it’s purpose was two fold. Number 1 to learn how to do it and number two to introduce myself to those who don’t know me. My podcast will provide information, entertainment and enrichment. Some of the podcast will be recorded sitting at my desk. Others will be outtakes from messages I preach in the pulpit God has given me.

As I write for the blog I know that it will not always be perfect. Sometime there will be typo’s that slip by and grammatical errors that I didn’t catch. It’s not because I’m being sloppy and don’t care. Should I use and editor? One of my favorite bloggers is Michael Hyatt. He is the former CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishing. Surprisingly enough Michael’s advice is to not use an editor. Partly because a blog should be naturally yours even with mistakes and secondly because to do regular postings there just isn’t time to run everything through another person.

Having said that, I promise to you my best.

Thank you for being a part of my writing experience. I hope that it will always be a positive experience for you.

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