Tag Archives: Bible

Willpower vs. Wordpower

Willpower! It’s the key to rebooting our lives, to making all of our bad habits go away and all of our dreams come true. Right? And for people of faith, it’s the key to stopping “that behavior I’m ashamed of” … Continue reading

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Just Snap Out of It!

Originally posted on Valerie Cullers:
Photo by Gratisography on Pexels.com Have you ever been in a situation with someone who was going through something temporary and you wanted to say to them, “Just Snap Out of It!”? I have and…

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I Hate to Brag

I hate to brag, but I’m on a first-name basis with the world’s best-selling author. I could introduce you to Him, if you like.

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Welcome to Church: No Luggage Required

(See video below) I first set foot inside a church (on purpose) on Easter Sunday 42 years ago. I was full of uncertainty. About what I believed. About whether I really wanted to be there. And about how to behave (as I … Continue reading

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The Christian Mind: Irrational

Originally posted on D. Patrick Collins:
If anything has led to the loss of religious faith in the modern world, it is the idea that “science” has proven that God does not exist. Much of the disdain in our society…

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Awake in the Dark

I was proud. (Yeah, I know, “was?”) So every time my Christian friend Mark brought up the J-word, I’d fire off a series of “well-how-do-you-explain-this?” questions, and he’d quickly change the subject. But what Mark didn’t realize was that I … Continue reading

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Free Will!

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.” ~William Shakespeare Are we free? Or is the ability to choose an illusion? Why is our understanding of this subject so dim? It seems clear that we are … Continue reading

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