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Are All Sins the Same?

Are all sins the same? God seems to thinks so. (Romans 3:10, 23) But how can this be? Say two men are given responsibility for the oversized buckets designed to carry water to their village. One fills his bucket with straw … Continue reading

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Gun Control vs. Self Control

Every time there is a mass shooting in the U.S. the gun-control debate is revived. “Guns kill!” one side chants. “Guns don’t kill, people kill!” the others side retorts. And while it’s true that no gun ever killed anyone without … Continue reading

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Madness in the Hearts of Men

“There is a tragedy that infects the human race: the same destiny awaits them all. Furthermore, their hearts are full of evil–madness festers in their hearts all their days. And then they die.” ~Ecclesiastes 9:3 I’m not a journalist, and … Continue reading

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It’s Tuesday. Go for it!

“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, … Continue reading

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Stay Free

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Your Purpose

“The purpose of your life did not begin with you, and it will not end with you.” ~from The Wishing Map

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Facing Life

We were put in this world to help each other do both. ~The Wishing Map

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