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Regrets: Do You Have a Few?

Originally posted on A Better Man:
Think back on the past week. What’s your biggest regret? Did you tell a joke that fell completely flat, or walk into the wrong bathroom by mistake? Now think back longer. We’re guessing that…

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Life-Producing Sorrow

Originally posted on Feeding On Jesus:
“For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death” (2 Cor. 7:10, ESV). There is a place for sorrow over our sins. However, God carefully differentiates…

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Brussels Sprouts

Originally posted on John Malone:
Tight-fisted , they are hard as knuckles and spoiling for a fight   as they tumble like marbles on to the floor , little green foot- balls begging me   to sink the boot in…

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Boomers vs. Millennials, or not

Originally posted on Nora Edinger — JOY Journal:
“I suppose every generation has a conceit of itself which elevates it, in its own opinion, above that which comes after it. ” Margaret Oliphant, Scottish romance novelist, 1828-1897 It’s hard to…

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Suffering and Self-Preservation

Originally posted on forty-one ten:
The other day I heard someone say, “The more we are consumed with self-preservation the less attention we give to self-evaluation.” The less attention we give to self-evaluation the more blind, and even calloused, we…

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If I were?

Originally posted on Rumenations:
If I were A stray? Would you Take me in Lost? would you Find me Someone else? Would you Respond this way Not me? Would you Take me back To return? Would I be allowed To…

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When little people get ugly

Originally posted on Megspot:
When Molly was in grade two, her teacher called me aside to tell me that she and her BFF had been in a bit of an argument, but neither girl would talk about why. The teacher…

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