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When You Search for Me…

Photo by Johannes Plenio “You will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all of your heart.” ~Jeremiah 29:13 ~AΩ~

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Strange but True

Thought for the Week In response to the assertion that occurrences in the natural world are random, Albert Einstein replied, “That nonsense is not merely nonsense, it is objectionable nonsense.” Are random events actually the result of some complex intentionality; … Continue reading

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All That Matters

“All that matters is faith expressing itself through love.” ~Galatians 5:6 ∴

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Another Choice

Originally posted on lpb – quest :
“The big problem with death is not only that it puts an end to life, but it also echoes that our existence is a kind of failure: all that we do, or suffer, or…

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My Own Private Easter

‘A Boy in the Forest’ by Pikila This is an excerpt from Fool’s Odyssey, an autobiographical narrative I wrote some years back, based on a journal I’d kept as a young man searching for the meaning of life. It seems … Continue reading

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Broken Relationships

Sign spotted in a taxi cab Thought for the Week Whatever your biggest priority is, whatever you’re most passionately or desperately trying to accomplish in life — if it’s not about relationships, it should be number two on your To … Continue reading

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Humility Sets Us Free

Photo by Mystic Art Design Thought for the Week It’s common to hear statements to the effect that pride frees us to become our true selves. But this is false pride. Instead, we must reverse the formula. For it’s humility that … Continue reading

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Live!

Photo by James Wheeler Thought for the Week “I’m not telling you to make the world better…I’m just telling you to live in it. Not just to endure it, not just to suffer it, not just to pass through it, … Continue reading

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“Coincidence? I Think Not!”

“Coincidence? I think not!” is a cliché used to tease people deemed naïve, those who think every slight similarity is fraught with cosmic meaning. And yet there are those times when something is so coincidental, we sense it really must … Continue reading

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Mixed Blessings

The term “mixed blessings” is redundant. Why do I say that? Because all true blessings are mixed. God isn’t just in the blessing business, he’s in the growth business, and growth requires challenges, difficulty. Just as our muscles don’t grow … Continue reading

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