Monthly Archives: October 2019

Fighting the Urge to Return to Old Ways

As our flesh battles with our spirits for authority over our attitudes and actions, God calls us by his Holy Spirit to a better way. Although none of us are immune to the draw of our folly, we should stand … Continue reading

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Overcoming Evil With Good

This is, perhaps, the most difficult practice in Christian teaching. Bless and love your enemies. Pray for them. Feed them. Give them something to drink if they thirst. Ugh. I’m a goner. How about you? This requires mustering the surrender … Continue reading

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Kiss and Tell Me

Say what you mean and mean what you say. Simple, right? Some of us struggle with the truth. Some of us don’t want to tell the truth in case we hurt others’ feelings. Others of us want to tell the … Continue reading

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May Your Father and Mother Rejoice

The other day I asked my Mom if she still had the meat-loaf recipe from when I was a kid. I offered to come over for dinner so she could make it. Nice offer, eh? I meant it. I love … Continue reading

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Maybe They Will Even Flower

What starts off with pruning and shaping your kids finishes with watering and fertilizing. Choose to not make parenting about the outcome in them, but rather the fulfillment in you. Your success is relying on God to fill you with … Continue reading

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