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Lights, Camera, Action

Originally posted on Matthew Winters (Honest Thoughts from a Pastor):
The countdown begins. The band begins to play. A worship team skillfully sings the latest and greatest worship songs while those in the back flash lights and cue the smoke…

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Block Out the Noise

The traditional season of Lent has begun, a time of quietness, contemplation and repentance. In other words: truthfulness with oneself. How rare a thing that is in this “modern civilization” of ours. It’s also traditional to give up something for … Continue reading

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Be Real

Be real. There’s a world full of people out there who’ve forgotten how. Be the person who shows them. Be you.

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Use Me Not

Note: this post includes frank talk about sexuality. Many women (and a few men) are speaking openly about their experiences with sexual harassment and assault. And this has caused a lot of men to ask, “What qualifies as sexual harassment … Continue reading

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Is there someone in your life who regularly disables your ego defense system, and who actually prefers the “unimproved” version of you?  Hold on to that person! ~From The Wishing Map 62

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