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Be Real

“She couldn’t tolerate lying from anyone, except, when absolutely necessary, herself.” ~The Wishing Map “The truth about lies is that first, it’s to fool others, and later it’s to fool yourself.” ~Mystqx Skye “You can fool yourself, you know. You’d … Continue reading

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The Cross as a Way of Life

To die to self, to keep the old nature nailed to the cross, is such a battle, isn’t it? And yet in the end it turns out to be not just any battle but the battle. If we win this … Continue reading

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Block Out the Noise

The traditional season of Lent has begun, a time of quietness, contemplation and repentance. In other words: truthfulness with oneself. How rare a thing that is in this “modern civilization” of ours. It’s also traditional to give up something for … Continue reading

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Be Real

Be real. There’s a world full of people out there who’ve forgotten how. Be the person who shows them. Be you.

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Suffering for My Art?

Many artists work in pencil, and they tend to prefer softer leads like a #1 or a #2. Architects, on the other hand, prefer harder leads like a #3 or a #4. Hmm. So, I decided to experiment with harder … Continue reading

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Random Notes to Self

How chairs become soiled: Break eggs before new neighbors hatch: Don’t forget to re-cycle: Yard Sale: Possible deal on some used kids?Brains are handy. Get one. Keep priorities straight (Matthew 6:33) Oh, yeah, and this (duh):

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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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