Tag Archives: truth

His Face

I’m particularly taken by this translation of Revelation 22:4 by renowned theologian Dallas Willard. It captures viscerally the heart-stirring truth that to know God, “to see Him as He truly is,” is to be like Him (1 John 3:2). Oh, … Continue reading

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Don’t Love Yourself!

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Alright, I admit my title is a ruse, and yet…I really am sick of seeing motivational posts telling us to love ourselves. Why? Because we don’t need to learn to love ourselves. We need to…

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Far from Home

I was an atheist, and insufferably superior about it. I considered myself more rational, more evolved than my naïve religious friends. But there was one thing I couldn’t explain: The Wallaces. The Wallaces were the unofficial den parents of our … Continue reading

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Wonder

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In Him is Life

May your life reflect that light. Always.

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Know Thyself

Jung was right. If we don’t understand our own unconscious impulses, we are slaves to them. But that doesn’t mean constant self-focus (“what do I feel, what do I think, what do I want?”). True self-knowledge comes from beyond ourselves. … Continue reading

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More Sunshine!

I’ve been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by the relentlessly sunny Terri of Reclaiming Hope!  If that title has any resonance for you (and if it doesn’t, we need to talk) visit her. Keep rockin’ for the Rock, Terri! … Continue reading

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