and we spend our entire lives without this concept in mind. thinking we are a body with a spirit awaiting judgment. you have already been judged, that's how you got here. the one who shares a gift doesn't want you to spend your life in praise. it wants your thanks in the form of using the gift to do great things.
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grow where you are planted: this is hard sometimes you just want to run away wonder what if and should I have... but in reality where you are no is where your suppose to be and this is where you need to start to grow. if things happen, people fall away, at least you know your on a firm foundation deeply rooted ...