Tag Archives: Christ

Give Up Yourself

“Give up yourself, and you will find your real self. Look for yourself, and you will find in the long run only hatred, loneliness, despair, rage, ruin and decay. But look for Christ and you will find Him, and with … Continue reading

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We Accept the Love…

Photo by Elisabeth Wales “We accept the love we think we deserve” (Stephen Chbosky). Sadly, we are not only prone to accepting the love we think we deserve, but only the love we think we deserve. And it severely limits … Continue reading

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Love vs. Power

Photo by Tante Tati “Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his love for us in that, while we were still sinners, Christ died … Continue reading

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Life Together

Have you ever moved, almost without realizing it, from learning about another’s burdens to helping carry them? Indeed, if we don’t share one another’s burdens, are we even truly alive? ~The Wishing Map

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A Childlike Faith

Photo Credit: Santa Monica, United States – Lauren Lulu Taylor (unsplash.com) “A complete life is the life of a child. When I am fully conscious of my awareness of Christ, there is something wrong. It is the sick person who … Continue reading

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He Is Not Here…

He is risen! Wishing you a blessed Easter, dear friends, not “despite,” but because!

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Ego Candy

Many bloggers, myself included, have experienced an upswing in views–thanks to the captive audience provided by the worldwide lockdown. Comments and Likes have gone up, as well. It’s enough to make your teeth rot. Why do I say that? Recognition … Continue reading

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I Want to Know Him

Is Jesus still on the cross? Yes. No. Both. Read on. Ash Wednesday begins the traditional season of Lent, the 40 days leading up to Easter (Lent literally means “Forty”). So what? “Old, dead tradition stuff.” That was my summation … Continue reading

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Beyond Forgiveness

Imagine meeting someone who is so breathtakingly good, so kind and intelligent that you fall instantly in love with them. So you beg them to come and live with you. And they say, “Yes!” Now imagine they’ve acquired a video … Continue reading

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Share the Load

Have you ever moved, almost without realizing it, from learning about another’s burdens to helping carry them? If we don’t share one another’s burdens, are we even truly alive? ~The Wishing Map   “Bear one another’s burdens, and in this … Continue reading

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