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Wipe That Smug Look off Your Face

I love the reflection off Lake Basement in the morning. “Wipe that smug look off your face” was one of my father’s go-to sayings. I hated to be humbled. Still do. But my heavenly father is also in the humbling business, so … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Meek!

Have a meek week! Also check out: Dare to be Meek!

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Dare to be Meek!

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I printed these buttons up a few years back as a play on the misunderstanding of the word meek as “timid” or “afraid.”  The true meaning is nearly the opposite. Webster’s defines it as “humbly…

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Humility

“Those who exalt themselves will be humbled.” ~Matthew 23:12

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Stumbling Block or Humbling Block?

Stumbling block or humbling block? The choice is yours. One hardens you and makes your prouder. The other softens you and makes you wiser. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” ~Matthew … Continue reading

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Dare to be Meek!

I printed these buttons up a few years back as a play on the misunderstanding of the word meek as “timid” or “afraid.”  The true meaning is nearly the opposite. Webster’s defines it as “humbly patient.”  Most of us are … Continue reading

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