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Life of LAB: Trash Pick-Up

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Originally published at www.road2wholeness.com on 11/22/17

Welcome back to The Road2Wholeness Blog and "Life of LAB", a quick lab series.  Today’s blog is “Trash Pick-Up”.  For this lab we go to the scripture Luke 5:37, “And no one pours new wine into old wineskins...”
I will also be referencing a chapter from my last Suspended-Release Novel, A Better Pair of Shoes.  
To read the book, you can go to: abetterpairofshoes.blogspot.com
In chapter 22, “Aisha’s Old Wineskins” the character finds herself in a tough spot in her marriage, and is confronted with a decision of whether to pour the new wines of her marriage into the old wineskins of her understanding.  When what was shining began to look dull, it was easy for trash to begin to disguise itself.  It was also easy to fall back onto an old model of herself.  So, how do we know when we have new wine, and how do we discern the dull from the trash in our lives? 
If you read the book, then you know the background of the character…

Life of LAB: Fire Hazard

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Originally published at www.road2wholeness.com on 11/21/17
Welcome to The Road2Wholeness Blog!  Thank you for taking the read today.  "Fire Hazard" begins our “Life of LAB” quick-lab series.  Let’s begin with a scripture or two for context. 
Let's begin with Matthew.  Matthew 5:13 reads, “You are the salt of the earth.  But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again?  It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot.”
That being said,  “What is your role as salt?” Before you answer, take a look at another scripture. 
Mark 9:49 reads, “Everyone will be salted with fire.”
Now with both scriptures in mind, how do you feel about salt and still, what is you role as salt?
When I first heard about salt it was through the reference of the Matthew 5:13 scripture.  I however overlooked the Mark 9:49 scripture.  Therefore, I got all the glory about salt, but didn’t have the full story.  As a believer in Christ, I find that I real…