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SWB: Manna for the desert

Image from Spiegel Online International. What is your manna? Manna was the food that God provided the Israelites in their time of wandering in the wilderness. In this account in the gospel of John, Jesus makes reference to this "manna" or bread that God provided for his people. Jesus draws the connection for his listeners of how God provided then and how God was going to provide for them in Christ himself. The hunger and thirst that Jesus was speaking of, were not simply the manifestation of physical hunger; but the deep spiritual need we all have for God. Blasé Pascal , a French mathematician and philosopher said, "There is a God shaped vacuume in the heart of every man(person)which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the creator, made known through Jesus." When I think of the things that I'm most grateful for in life, they most often are NOT in the material category. For instance, I may enjoy reading a good book, but the knowled

Sweet Inspiration

Sometimes encouragement comes in the most interesting manner. Like when a song pop's up on random in internet radio and it's just the thing you need to hear... "Won't stop till it's over..." but what I hear on first listen was "Don't stop till its over." Sweet Disposition from Fabio Barbato on Vimeo . Keep on keeping on, crew. What songs inspire you? Never too soon Oh reckless abandon, Like no one's watching you A moment, a love A dream, a laugh A kiss, a cry Our rights, our wrongs A moment, a love A dream, a laugh A moment, a love A dream, a laugh Just stay there Cause I'll be comin' over While our bloods still young It's so young, it runs Won't stop til it's over Won't stop to surrender Songs of desperation I played them for you A moment, a love A dream, a laugh A kiss, a cry our rights, our wrongs A moment, a love A dream, a laugh A moment, a love A dream, a laugh Just stay there Cause I'll be comin&