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A Curious Paradox

Photo by A Man Called Martyn Here’s a curious paradox: Of ourselves, God requires everything, Of our righteousness, He requires nothing. Why is that? Because “our righteousness” is the very thing that keeps us from Him. ~AΩ~

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Count the Cost

“Count the cost… Those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples.” ~Luke 14:28, 33 “(But) if you continue in my word, then you are truly my disciples. And you will know the truth, … Continue reading

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The Cost of Freedom

My country is slowly surrendering its freedom. The erosion of Constitutional principles grounded in the beliefs and values of our founders, the two-sided coin of freedom and responsibility, has left a vacuum that other ideologies are anxious to fill. Two … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 50

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Eleven: …and Found (Continued) Previously: Two immense black widows had begun to push their stingers into Gina’s eyes just as Prince Jenblevó entered the cave… … Continue reading

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