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if a dog can (c:
« on: Thu Jul 28, 2011 - 17:23:53 »
"When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things." (1 Corinthians 13:11)

Pray for what God means by this, what He really desires to do with us. A child does not know what his or her parent is leading the child to.
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if a dog can (c:
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« Reply #1 on: Fri Jul 29, 2011 - 13:27:34 »
A dog is different than we are; so communicating to doggie can be very limited. And I think we ourselves are maybe much more different than God, than how a dog is different than we are; so God can know what we want, but us understanding Him may be very very limited. But You are able to make us more able to communicate with You > "And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment." (Philippians 1:9) And about getting stubborn and impossible people to understand > well, it does say:

"A man who is in honor, yet does not understand,
 Is like the beasts that perish. (Psalm 49:20)

So, we have humans who can be dumber than beasts. I think certain dogs have become more advanced in understanding (because of their caring compassion and loyalty), than some number of people! But we need to not be busy with speaking negatives on anyone > "He can have compassion on those who are ignorant and going astray, since he himself is also subject to weakness." (Hebrews 5:2) I need to have compassion for ones who may be a problem for me, knowing I too can be nasty and unforgiving at people; we all need how You, O God, and make us better, so that we pray for and with hope for any impossible nasty stubborn people: I remember how I can still have my sneaky nasties that I'm too proud to let others know about. Ones can think I'm so nice, but in my imagination relating I "might" not be so nice like people see me to be.

So . . . if you can get into things talking, which you shouldn't have said . . . well, I would consider we can do this because of what we are still allowing to go on in us, in secret. "Let all bitterness, wrath, clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice. And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another even as God in Christ forgave you." (Ephesians 4:31-32) Be "tenderhearted" in our relating, so this can spread to make others more and more the same way as our loving example! (c:

We need to get the victory in ourselves, deeply, "bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ" (in 2 Corinthians 10:5). And I would say every feeling, too, in His love so we are actually feeling what You are feeling in such sweet and intimate communication with You, LORD our Father and Jesus our Groom. So, this would have us busy with better things (c:

And We have, "Do all things without complaining and disputing, that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast the word of life, so that I may rejoice in the day of Christ that I have not run in vain or labored in vain." (Philippians 2:14-16) Complaining and disputing can keep us from being and relating in God's love. So, by not complaining and arguing, we can be in God's love. But only God can change us so we are truly living with Him in His love; so it is not enough for us to just stop complaining and arguing. But we need to grow to be really more and more in His love. Growing takes time; you can stare at a child as much as you want, but you can not see your child growing, right while you are staring at your child; but your child is growing! (c: Over time, you see that!

And so, we can see the difference in each other and ourselves as we keep on going.

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Re: if a dog can (c:
« Reply #2 on: Fri Jul 29, 2011 - 13:38:25 »
Hi ::smile:: here is a You Tube video. The link for this video is

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It does have a political thing at the end that can kind of ambush you after seeing all the beauty and loving of God's creation. But, even if you don't care for environmental political statements, etc., you might appreciate viewing the nature part. And I would say view this, first, before reading or without reading my comments!

[youtube=425,350]SkY03n0_sD8&vq=medium[/youtube]

This so speaks for itself, showing the beauty and marvelousness of God's creation . . . Halleluiah!!!

But one thing that stands out to me is how these penguins are still living, in spite of this world. And they are in such coldness, yet loving their little ones. And they can sled along on their bellies, using what is provided.

God is taking care of these penguins, surely He is taking care of us. With God, simply use what we have ::smile::

"casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you." (1 Peter 5:7)


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Re: if a dog can (c:
« Reply #3 on: Fri Jul 29, 2011 - 14:38:09 »
Hi ::smile:: here is a You Tube video. The link for this video is

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=SkY03n0_sD8&vq=medium

It does have a political thing at the end that can kind of ambush you after seeing all the beauty and loving of God's creation. But, even if you don't care for environmental political statements, etc., you might appreciate viewing the nature part. And I would say view this, first, before reading or without reading my comments!

[youtube=425,350]SkY03n0_sD8&vq=medium[/youtube]

This so speaks for itself, showing the beauty and marvelousness of God's creation . . . Halleluiah!!!

But one thing that stands out to me is how these penguins are still living, in spite of this world. And they are in such coldness, yet loving their little ones. And they can sled along on their bellies, using what is provided.

God is taking care of these penguins, surely He is taking care of us. With God, simply use what we have ::smile::

"casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you." (1 Peter 5:7)




Beautiful...and thank you, comfy.

 

     
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