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Be Careful!

Confession:  I snicker every time I see somebody post "Be careful!" under a status update on Facebook.  The "Be careful!" people are everywhere.  For example:

Jill Jones Getting ready to run my first marathon today!      Bill Jones      Be Careful!
or:
Janet Smith Excited about spending the day in New York City!      Jane Nelson      Be Careful!
or:
Jerry Burk At the airport waiting for the boarding call.  Can't wait to see my kids in a few hours. Donna Johnson      Be Careful!   

You get my point, right?  I love the "Be careful!" people.  Somebody's gotta warn others of potential danger.  I find myself being the "Be careful!" mom at times.  I'll admit I'm tempted to bubble-wrap my kids on occasion.  I have a "Be careful!" daughter who likes to warn me of potential dangers.  But, I've decided I don't want "Be careful!" to be my life's motto.  I've found that most "Be careful!" people don&…

I am a Tebow Hater

I am a Tebow hater.   I was given that label during a Facebook interaction on the topic of the Christ-following football player.  I said nothing negative about the guy, I just admitted that I don't have a school-girl crush on him.  He doesn't capture my heart...or my attention span.  Apparently, I'm not a good Christian...because the new rule is that people who love Jesus should also love Tim Tebow.

Personally, I don't know the guy.  I've never met him.  I've heard great things about him.  I've heard he builds orphanages.  I've heard he feeds hungry people and visits the sick.  I've heard he respects women.  I've heard he can throw a football.  What's not to like about the guy?

I've heard some jabs about him in the media.  Songs have been written about him.  Poses have been named after him.  His virginity is questioned.

Here's what I see happening.  Christians see Tebow run.  They see Tebow pray.  They see Tebow ridiculed.  They fee…