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EVERYTHING I NEED “I have everything I need for joy!” Robert Reed said. His hands are twisted and his feet are useless. He can’t bathe himself....
Meekness = humility – Dr. Samuel Brengle (Salvation Army) said “The axe cannot boast of the trees it has cut down. IT could do nothing but for the wo...
Scripture: Isaiah 10:15
I recently read an insightful story that would serve as a good reminder for us both as we prepare to part ways. The story is about a group of climbers...
Scripture: Luke 24:13-24:35
AUGUSTINE AND THE FOUR STATES OF MAN In the 5th century AD, St. Augustine wrote about the "4 States of Man": * The first state of man (the haec...
BUSYNESS is no sign of spirituality or any kind of a full life. In fact, it’s more likely the sign of an empty life. Tim Kreider, in an...
Scripture: Matthew 11:28-11:30
Business destroys relationships. It substitutes shallow frenzy for deep friendship. It feeds the ego but starves the inner man. It fills a calendar bu...
C. Cs. Lewis "The Chronicles of Narnia" "Are you not thirsty?" said the lion. "I’m dying of thirst," said Jill. "Then drink," said the lion. "Ma...
THE CROSS The Son sets us free by becoming a curse for us and thereby removing the curse from us, by taking all our guilt on Himself thereby cleari...
A preacher in the Midwest tells about a young couple in his church who boasted to all their friends & neighbors that they were flying to New York City...
R. Kent Hughes, in his book, James—Faith That Works, shares this story. "It is said that Napoleon, while looking at some papers, let slip the...