Tag Archives: Christ

Put the X Back in Xmas!

Thought for the Week People often assume that the term “Xmas” is an attempt to take “Christ” out of Christmas. But did you know that: The term Xmas dates all the way back to the Middle Ages. X is an … Continue reading

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Real Life

“Awake, O sleeper, arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.” ~Ephesians 5:14 “For if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.” ~John 8:36 †

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Should I Celebrate or Not?

Tomorrow is the day America celebrates its founding. One of my Facebook friends announced that as a follower of Jesus, and therefore a citizen of no earthly realm, he steers clear of national celebrations. He has a point, especially in … Continue reading

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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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