You Do The Math

The Brew Is A Musing

“If you do not believe that I am the one I claim to be, you will indeed die in your sins.”  (John 8:24, NIV 1984). 

My Musings – Event + Response = Outcome.  An equation attributed to Jack Canfield, motivational speaker and co-author of “Chicken Soup for the Soul.”  The premise is that we cannot change events.  But we can always change our response to events, which is  the only means we have of changing the outcome.

How many times have people said “if only I had done this or had not done that, this (event) would not have happened?” Doing this or not doing that is not a response because it would have to occur before the event to prevent it from happening.  Responses occur after an event has already happened.

One can, of course, anticipate possible events and plan accordingly, but in the battlefield of life (as in…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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