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Thoughts On What We Carry
TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 08/21/2009 | Griff Martin

Posted on 08/21/2009 12:23:07 PM PDT by Patriot1259

I have a canteen sitting on a bookshelf in my office. It is a reminder of what I carry with me each and every day. The canteen belongs to a friend. I have seen him use it on several occasions and always thought it was a rather smart item to possess. There have been moments when he and I were somewhere outside and the canteen that he carried held the only available water source – our life source; thus a smart item to carry around.

This weekend, I was with a friend who I deeply admire. Her spirituality is real and authentic; it is part of her very soul and existence. After being with her, I always walk away amazed by one simple fact: she is so full of Scripture.

Because my friend has chosen to carry around Scripture…God’s Word… it just flows through her very naturally. Sometimes this is intentional and sometimes Scriptures come out as if they were her own words. She has placed such a value on Scripture in her own life, and filled her heart with so much of God’s Word, that it has become of primary importance to her. Here is the most important part to me…. it’s not cheesy. It comes across as authentic, not like a televangelist. It is easy to see the passion coming from within.

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TOPICS: Religion
KEYWORDS: burden; christ; freedom; spirit
Griff Martin looks at the things we carry around with us, including Scripture: God's Word.
1 posted on 08/21/2009 12:23:08 PM PDT by Patriot1259
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To: Patriot1259
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2 posted on 08/21/2009 12:33:47 PM PDT by TexasRedeye (Eschew obfuscation)
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I carry the USPc .40, which replaced the S&W 4516-2 a few more years back than I care to think about...

Had I waited another week, I could have got the same weapon in .45 ACP, which’d have saved big bucks in brass, dies, and bullet molds.

But the piece fits, and it works for me.


3 posted on 08/21/2009 12:43:33 PM PDT by benewton
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To: benewton

I like the .45ACP Springfield XD a lot. With Gold Dot police rounds in it, it is very effective. The XD is a little boxy for concealed carry but I manage quite well. I have a 9mm and a .380 for carry but nothing replaces my .45ACP.

I like what the guy said “The reason I carry a .45 is because they don’t make a .46”!


4 posted on 08/21/2009 1:15:44 PM PDT by TexasRedeye (Eschew obfuscation)
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