Tag Archives: humility

The Wishing Map 113

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything (Continued) Previously: As they journeyed east, Zack and Gina were haunted by increasingly violent nightmares. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Gina had slept less than…

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If I Could Just Fix Everyone…

              “To be good is noble, but to teach others to be good is nobler,          and less trouble.” ~Mark Twain “Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming … Continue reading

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Billy Graham Dead? Don’t Believe It!

“The people’s pastor,” Billy Graham is dead. Or is he? He ranked decade after decade as one of the most admired people on the planet, and yet he was the first to admit his flaws. And that, perhaps, was the … Continue reading

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Be Real

            “Humility makes us real.”             ~Thomas Merton

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Because I’m Right!

I dislike you for the same reason I dislike Former Me and Future Me–because they disagree with Current Me! “Civility costs nothing, and buys everything.” ~Mary Wortley Montagu “If we lose love and respect for each other, this is how … Continue reading

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Mixed Motives

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If it weren’t for mixed motives I’d have no motives at all. I’m an idealist. I want (earnest cliche alert) to make the world a better place. But I’m also a hopeless egoist, and no matter…

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The Gift of Receiving

While we’re busily blessing ourselves and striving to meet all of our own needs, others miss the opportunity to bless us. For some, it is harder to receive than it is to give. We must learn to bless our blessers!

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