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Tipped Over

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"keep you life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for He has said, I will never leave you nor forsake you" - Hebrews 13:5 Working this summer has been so much fun, travelling all over the place, showing off the animals, and also meeting new people. As an educator and handler, the main responsibility is to do shows and education presentations for our bookings, and with summer coming up, most of them are birthday parties, and with birthday parties, came my first ever tip. It was pretty cool, getting some extra cash and what not, but it snuck up on me, and things turned quite quickly as I found myself so engulfed by the idea of being tipped after a show, my mind would race around, and I even caught myself looking to see if a tip would come my way. It was terrifying to think how quickly a love for money could get to you. When you think about it, a tip is never mandatory, it's something completely on top of what you do, as a bonus, an extra act o

Be Holy For He Is Holy

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God spoke to me this morning/week and I want you to hear about it. Praise the Lord when he speaks so clearly to you in scripture! This morning I found myself in Leviticus 20, but little did I know God planned to take me elsewhere in the Old Testament this morning. This chapter spends a lot of time focusing on the punishments for the different levitical laws established in earlier chapters, and most of them result in death, from adultery, to sacrificing firstborns to idols and other gods. But towards the end of the chapter, I found a beautifully stunning portion of scripture, which only could have been inspired by the Holy Spirit. "you shall therefore keep all my statues and all my rules and do them, that the land where I am bringing you to live may not vomit you out. And you shall not walk in the customs of the nation that I am driving out before you, for they did all these things, and therefore I detested them. But I have said to you, "you shall inherit their land, and