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Look Ahead

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Horseracing is not my cup of tea except when it comes to the Triple Crown.Winning three races over a five week period is a phenomenal feat.Secretariat, one of the greatest race horses in American history completed the three-peat in what is considered the best performance in the twentieth century, winning the Belmont Stakes by 31 lengths.Something caught my eye in footage of the race. Each horse had a hood with plastic cups shading their eyes.These are called racing blinkers. According to Wikipedia, “many racehorse trainers believe the blinkers keep horses focused on what is in front, encouraging them to pay attention to the race rather than other distractions, such as crowds. Additionally, blinkers are commonly seen on driving horses, to keep them from being distracted or spooked, especially on crowded city streets.”Winning a race is attainable if focused on the goal.Horses looking to the left or right get left behind.

Proverbs 4:25-27

25 Let your eyes look straight ahead,
And your eyel…

Why Is He Not Walking?

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His muscles are strong.His nerves are intact and his bones are sturdy.He has shoes.He knows how to crawl.What’s the matter with him?Why isn’t he walking yet?Both my boys walked at 12 months.We could not wait for them to take those first steps.What was the hold up?Well, maybe crawling in a sandbox is not the best place to rise up and walk.In this picture, Zachary is 6 months old so maybe that is a tad young.Even though he could kick pretty well, his strength was not all it needed to be.He certainly had not conquered the maneuver of balancing himself while standing.The process of learning to walk has stages.Some skip a few others go through each stage quickly and some take the time.The developmental milestone of walking is different for each child.The question is not “Why aren’t you walking” but what can I do to assist you in achieving your goal?
Hebrews 5:12-14
12 For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the first principles of the oracles of …