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Sunday Greetings everyone.

Blind Girls Shoots Free-throwI meet with a business coach every Friday. Over time he has become a very good friend and now we often end up talking and sharing about much more than just business. This week I was telling him about a bunch of ongoing stretching and personal growth things going in my life right now when I heard myself say something that really inspired me: "Whatever God is doing, He is doing it."

We may not always understand things we are going through, but keep trusting in Jesus because He promised to never leave us or forsake us. Whatever He is doing, He'll get it done!

Today's video share is a great example of how sometimes being quiet is the best way to support someone!
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Here is the rest of today's mailing.

~ Pastor Tim

Oh look, Chicken Thursday! 

funny concert momentsI'm off to the dentist today, which really won't be one of the highlights of my week. However, all things considered, it's not the worst cavity search one can be a part of!

Today's video share is a collection of funny moments at concerts. Well, 3 of the moments are funny and the 4th is sweet!
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Here is the rest of today's mailing.

~ Pastor Tim

Sunday Greetings everyone.

Top Countries by Military SpendingIn the Cybersalt News last Sunday (which actually went out on Thursday) I mentioned I had been to the chiropractor to get a rib put back in place.  All together I have been 4 times with no relief, which is surprising because he is usually very successful at treating the aches I bring him.

I wasn't sure how I hurt myself. There are so many possibilities now that I have reached the age where I can hurt myself "sleeping wrong." But, a couple of days ago, while pondering going for a walk to see if that would help my back, I remembered I fell on a hill while taking a shortcut on the last walk I had taken. I slipped on some loose dirt coming down a hill in a construction site, fell backwards and slid for a bit on my back. Then it dawned on me that that's how I must have hurt my back and that I had probably bruised some ribs! Dr. Google tells me I should feel better in 4-6 weeks.

Thankfully, it mostly only hurts when I stand and I am still able to sleep fairly comfortably at night. Knowing the cause of the pain has made it somewhat more bearable. So has having an idea of the time frame for when I will be better. It's a reminder to me that when I am out and about, I must remember to take care of the slowly aging man who accompanies me everywhere, lol.

Today's video share is of a race that has a lot of competitors, but it is also a race that nobody can really win because it will never be over until the Prince of Peace rules them all.
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Here is the rest of today's mailing.

~ Pastor Tim

Oh look, Chicken Thursday! OK, truth be told, I just realized that Sunday's mailing did not go out so I am reviving it for today!

How I faked being a billionaire so you could see NYC’s best views | Andi Schmied | TEDxViennaI've been to my Egyptian doctor (chiropractor) three times this past week to get a wayward rib taken care of. It has made me think of Adam's rib experience which resulted in him being blessed with a wife in order to correct the one thing that was not good in the Garden of Eden (Genesis 2:18.) But I have already been blessed with a wife, so my side ordeal will not end with such a huge net gain!

Speaking of ordeals, there is something else that has been bothering me this week: this whole deal with seizing the yachts of Russian Oligarchs. Let me first say I unequivocally support the seizing of those (and other) assets to either put pressure on Putin to end the war in Ukraine or to incentivize someone to gift him some poisoned underwear from the same store he got the pair he gave to Alexey Navalny.

I'm also all for selling these vessels and giving the proceeds towards caring for Ukrainians and rebuilding their country. What sticks in my craw is the question, "Who should even own a billion dollar yacht in this world of need anyway?" Instead of putting more money into these decadent ships, I think they should be sunk as artificial reefs and anyone who could have afforded to buy them should give that money (which they obviously have far too much of) to fixing some of the  problems facing mankind. We could call it the "Cure for Cancer Reef!"

I do feel somewhat hypocritical suggesting the above because I myself live a comfortable life that could be less comfortable in the service of those who have less than me. Such is also the case with many of you reading this. But what galls me about the whole yacht thing is what galled me weeks ago when I lined up the video for today's video share: the absolute indifference of the mega rich to the realities of the lives of everyday people.

It reminds me of Mr. Potter's chastisement of Harry Baily's helping of the poor in the movie It's a Wonderful Life. Potter, by far the richest man in town, saw charity to others as a way of creating "a discontented, lazy rabble instead of a thrifty working class." But as Bailey pointed out, those same people "do most of the working and paying and living and dying" in the community and was it "too much to have them work and pay and live and die in a couple of decent rooms and a bath?"

You will never look at the ultra rich, nor a big city skyline, the same way after watching "How I faked being a billionaire so you could see NYC’s best views."

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Here is the rest of today's mailing.

~ Pastor Tim

Oh Look, Chicken Thursday!

Secret Megalopolis of Ants Uncovered - Truly a Wonder of the World !Remember that this coming weekend is when many of us will change our clocks to Daylight Savings. It's good timing because many of us are wondering what the future holds and now we can find out 60 minutes earlier. [Spoiler alert: God has already won!]

Today's video share is a look down under at the amazing world of ants.
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Enjoy the rest of today's mailing!

~ Pastor Tim

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