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Despite the fact that The Beverly Hillbillies aired their last show in 1971, many people — even those born after 1971 — can still sing the theme song.

How would you like to have that impact?

The truth is, you can have that kind of impact.  How?  By being intentional.

In Ephesians 5:15 Paul tell us to “Be careful how you live.” Seems simple enough, doesn’t it?  Be careful, watch where you’re going, look both ways before crossing the street.

I’m not sure that’s exactly what he meant.  What Paul is telling us to do literally means: “to look at something intensely or to examine something closely.”

In other words, “Wake up and pay attention to what you’re doing.”  Those who leave a lasting impact occasionally do so on accident.  More often, it happens intentionally.

“Come and listen to a story ’bout a man named Jed …”