Tag Archives: Romans 12:2

Dishonest Prayers

Back when I was an atheist, I thought this progressively self-centered mock-prayer by Piet Hein* (below) summed up the essence of faith, that prayer was, in fact, nothing more than a method of brownnosing God in order get what we … Continue reading

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The Pain We Feel, the Pain We Cause

A high percentage of abusers were themselves abused as children. We all inherit legacies of brokenness, “the sins of the father.” Even those of us who are from “good families.” Yes, even our children. God calls each of us to … Continue reading

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The Pain We Feel, The Pain We Cause

A high percentage of abusers were themselves abused as children. We all inherit legacies of brokenness, “the sins of the father.” Even those of us who are from “good families.” Yes, even our children. God calls each of us to … Continue reading

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