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  • Acceptance: what it is and what it is not.

    “Live the life you want to live”

    “Don’t drift through life! Get where you want to be!”

    “How could you let that happen to you?!”

    “You need to try harder.”

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  • Doubt. Defeat. Despair.

    “Its only Monday, and already my week is falling apart,” She thought to herself She raked slender fingers through her long hair, willing the movement to ease her tensed nerves. Her heart seemed to gravitate towards the ground. Why couldn’t… Read More ›

  • What does it mean to be a child?

    [Jesus] came to his own, and his own people did not receive him. But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood… Read More ›

  • Do you really know the Lord?

      “Thus says the Lord: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this,… Read More ›

  • Ask not what your church can do for you…

    What about time? Do we go to church as long as it doesn’t interfere with our other plans—fishing, sports, hunting, golfing, sleeping—or do we make worship our main goal to be prevented only by extraneous circumstances?

  • Do you see your goal way off in the distance?

    If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.

    If none of my earthly pleasures satisfy it, that does not prove that the universe is a fraud.

    Probably earthly pleasures were never meant to satisfy it, but only to arouse it, to suggest the real thing.