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SHADOW BOXING

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Last year was the hardest year I’d ever, ever experienced. I’m certain many of you had those the seasons where one minute everything seemed to be going well, then in a split second your entire life changes. Writing about it is one thing, but living it, that’s an entirely different story. It felt like I’d been sitting in a dark cave, trying my best to recuperate or at least gain some semblance of sanity. In that time, I immersed myself in a number of hobbies to create a distraction! I figured it was time to reinvent myself. Let me take you down the list. 

Pottery- Very expensive and messy. Drive was way too far to make a cup and the class was loud.  Paint and Sip- I did several of these and left each time with a giant flower on canvas, along with a giant headache from the cheap wine. Another loud class, added to my headache.  Knitting- I started a blanket for my daughter. It was very relaxing, but the blanket’s not complete. It’s been a year and it’s sitting in a complimentary paint an…

STACKING HEADS AND CHIPS

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If you're familiar with the story of David and Goliath, David a young shepherd boy, makes promise to the then, King Saul of Israel, that he would kill the biggest giant of the Philistine army, Goliath. Upon hearing the words of this vibrant, young, all be it, small fellow, King Saul looked at him with a little smile and probably a hint of annoyance. David explained his skills at killing lions and bears when they tried to steal any of his lambs from the flock.

“When a lion or a bear comes to steal a lamb from the flock, I go after with a     club and rescue the lamb from its mouth. If the animal turns on me, I catch it by the jaw and club it to death.” I Samuel 17:34

 King Saul pictured little David catching a lion or bear by the jaw and clubbing it to death like it’s just another day at the pasture. Perplexed and downright confused, King Saul gives him his blessing and sends him off to fight.  He probably said to himself, “Ok bruh, do ya thing, but don’t get mad when he rips ya head…