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What a puppy’s focus taught me about my faith

On occasion when I’m not feeling very creative, I browse my archives to see if there’s anything I can share again. I do this partially to stay consistent (2015 word!) with posting, but I also do it to reach people who may not have seen the post when it was originally published. However, tonight’s posting was really something that I needed to see again, so thanks past me for writing this for present me. Some of the elements are different- our puppy is a full grown dog now and the pastor mentioned is from our old church- but the message remains the same. I hope you enjoy my old-to-new content!

Amber I Am

Anyone who knows me knows that I can be a little…scattered. I don’t mean to be, but my brain just doesn’t really like to focus on one thing at a time. My husband and brother sometimes laugh at me because they will think a conversation is over, but if I think of another detail I want to add, I’ll bring it up hours later, without any context (at least my mom and I can keep up with these conversation fragments. Thank goodness!). This is how my brain usually operates:

Funny Cry for Help Ecard: Ask me about my A.D.D. or pie or my cat. A dog. I have a bike. Do you like tv? I saw a rock. Hi.
Since I have this, blessing, as we’ll call it, focus and discipline are two areas in which I struggle. I just finished a 21-day posting series about discipline, so I’ve got good tips and ideas to help me in that area, but I didn’t really have any examples on how to obtain focus…or so I thought. One day when I was…

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I am Amber. Amber I am. I like to write things that sound like a Dr. Seuss book, evidently.

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