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When to Take a Stand

“Who will rise up for Me against the wicked? Who will stand with Me against evildoers?” ~Psalm 94:16 Thought for the Week Nazi Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s words burn a hole in my conscience every time I read them. We … Continue reading

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Demonstrators Wanted

“If you love life and desire to see good days, keep your tongue from evil and your lips from deceit. Turn from evil and do good. Seek peace and pursue it.” ~Psalm 34:12-14 “And finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is … Continue reading

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When God Says Stop

Originally posted on Thoughts Along the Way:
John 2:13-22 I have a verse tattooed on the inside of my right forearm: James 1:19-20.??If you look it up, you’ll read this: “You must understand this, my beloved: let everyone be quick…

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Truth Is a Hard Path

Photo: David John Terry (pinterest.com) Thought for the Week Truth is not comforting. It’s a hard path to stay on. It’s rocky and unpredictable, refusing to show us what we wanted to see, taking us where it will, rather that … Continue reading

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Knowing Leads to Healing

It’s easy to vilify names, faces and images. Online. On social media. In the news–real, fake or a mix of both. The only way to know the truth is to know someone. To listen, to learn, and to care for … Continue reading

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Wounded Pride

       “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.”       ~Proverbs 16:18       So remember, “The Lord will fight for you. You need only be still.”   ~Exodus 14:14 Ω The … Continue reading

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Opinions!

I dislike you for the same reason I dislike Former Me & Future Me–because they disagree with Current Me! “My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I’m right!” ~Ashleigh Brilliant    “Do not be angry that you … Continue reading

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Got Serenity?

It’s Monday. No better time than this to talk about serenity. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines serene as “clear and free of storms or unpleasant change; shining bright and steady; calm and unruffled.” Do you know anyone who says, “Ah, Monday! … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 115

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything (Continued) Previously: Gina and Zack’s quest had led them to the end of their emotional rope. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ By now three things…

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The Problem with Boys

I don’t believe there’s a single fix-all solution to America’s “gun problem.” I do believe gun sales need to be better monitored; that semi-automatic rifles should require even more tightly-controlled licensing (perhaps the NRA can help with this process, rather … Continue reading

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