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The DUDERONOMY Desktop Background Series! – Background 2 and 3

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We wanted to make something that you could all use that would daily remind you of what we are meant to be while also spreading the word about DUDEronomy. In that vein, we will start creating and sharing Desktop Backgrounds that you will be able to download and use on your computer. We will be…

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We Need Each Other

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I love keeping to myself. My idea of a great morning is composed of one where I can go out on my front porch with a nice cup of soul-cleansing coffee and read in peace. I love the cool crisp feeling of the morning air, the gentle quiet that surrounds me, the heat from my…

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Finding Purpose in our Lost Hours

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I have a lot of what I had called downtime in the past, lets call them lost hours. I have a one hour to one hour and fifteen minute commute each way to and from work each day. On top of that, I am an Audio Visual IT Support Technician for a large school district….

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Just One More

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Born to a World War 1 veteran in Lynchburg Virginia in 1919, Desmond Doss was not your typical boy. Raised in the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Desmond was taught a strong pacifistic nature from a young age that would eventually be his motivation for enlisting in the United States Army. Not one to be easily…

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Sometimes Obeying God Sucks

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I’m gonna be totally transparent here…Sometimes obeying God sucks. Sometimes there are about a bazillion other things that would be more enjoyable in the moment. That is not to say that it is not worth it, but in the moment, it sometimes sucks.   As someone who has spent almost 20 years serving in various…

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God to Me: Shut Up and Get Real

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I have been struggling in my walk with God lately. For reasons unbeknownst to me,  I’ve had a real problem connecting and hearing from Him. I would pray and read my Bible daily, sing worship in the mornings and afternoons, and attend church services. Something just wasn’t working like it used to.   Through the…

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Tiptoeing Through the Tulips

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Every Tuesday morning, after my New Testament class, I head over to the library and grab myself a cup of coffee before I clock in for work. I typically find myself joined with several other students who have felt the call to grab a cup as well. Once the coffee has been poured and that…

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Do Something in the Meantime

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We are all looking for that “Aha!” moment, the one where God reveals His perfect direction for our individual lives. Whether it’s to be a deacon at the church, a writer for a ministry, or volunteer at a local shelter, it’s something we fervently pray for, or at least we should. But those special moments…

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Too Stressed to be Blessed

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Living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) isn’t fun. It is not something that can be reduced to a basic desire to be clean, tidy, and organized. Those desires are not characteristics of a mental disorder, that’s called being an adult. For the last 10 years I have lived with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; the real OCD…

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The Real Consequences of Secret Actions

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Right now I am within arm’s reach of three devices that have the capability to access the majority of the world’s information. At my fingertips I have the ability to surf the web and learn about practically anything that I want. I can see historical footage of the Hindenburg, find out the genetic sequence of almost…

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