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Stumbling Block or Humbling Block?

“Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” ~Matthew 23:12 The choice is yours. One hardens you and makes you prouder. The other softens you and makes you wiser. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “Humble yourselves before the … Continue reading

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Set Others Free

What is it that God requires? The careful construction of houses of holiness in which to live apart from those who are ‘unclean’? The strict observance of religious ordinances? “You ‘humble’ yourselves by observing the motions of penance,” says the … Continue reading

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Be Humble. Or Be Humbled.

A flight attendant once reminded the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali to fasten his seat belt. “Superman don’t need no seat belt!” Ali replied. “Yeah, well, Superman don’t need no airplane, either!” the attendant retorted. Without another word, Ali fastened his … Continue reading

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To Fly!

“Once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” ~Leonardo da Vinci “It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is … Continue reading

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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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