"Double Blessing challenges us to reframe our perception of blessing, seeing God's gifts as opportunities for increased generosity." —Pastor Louie Giglio

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Benjamin Franklin once said, “Be slow in choosing a friend and slower in changing.” From Paul Lee Tan, ed., Encycopedia of 7700 Illustrations: Signs of the Times (Rockville, Maryland: Assurance Publishers, 1985) p 465

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