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Change What You're Doing

I like coffee.  I like really good coffee.  It’s pretty much the only vice I have left.  I know that because there’s nothing else I do daily that could compare to the joy I find drinking coffee.  I could say that it helps me with my ADD, which is true.  Same idea as Adderall, Ritalin, Concerta and Vyvance, where it releases stimulants into the brain and helps the reaction between neuroteansmitters and the synapses.


But at the end of the day, the truth is I really like coffee; good coffee.  The problem is I don’t like burnt coffee.  Bunn coffee makers will burn coffee after 90 minutes. I don’t like drip coffee makers with a timer, because then you have to reheat the coffee in a microwave and that’s nasty.


I have always liked campfire coffee because of the percolator effect.  But I don’t like electric percolator coffee because it shuts off the percolator before the coffees done; and then it burns it.  Then one day I decided to get a campfire coffee pot for the stove with a gas burner and all my problems were solved.  The coffee percolates for as long as I want it to percolate.  Then I turn the fire down to the lowest it will go and it keeps my coffee warm for as long as it takes me to drink it, without the issue of burning it. I changed what I was doing to find enjoyment in what I liked.


Different Scenario-

Your life has become different because of Covid-19.  Things you used to be able to do you can’t.  Places you used to be able to go you can’t.  There are people you want to see but can’t.  It’s enough to drive you crazy.  Or not. You have to change and adapt.  If you don’t change and adapt ,then yes, you’ll go crazy.


Feeling a little crazy?  Then change what your doing because it isn’t working.  The definition of insanity is doing the same things over and over expecting the results to be different.


Luke 5:37-39

37 And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise the new wine will burst the skins and will be spilled, and the skins will be destroyed. 38 But new wine must be put into fresh wineskins. 39 And no one after drinking old wine desires new wine, but says, ‘The old is good.”’

Pastor Jim



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