Category Archives: Wisdom

How childhood experiences become enemies of true love

Fear and control function as a kind of glue that cements past and present with a strong potential of ruining the future. Continue reading

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Some worship their past and their pain

Their pain becomes a temple ‘round itself, and they become devotees of anguish. Continue reading

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14 questions about prayer

What should we say to children who pray for sunshine for an outing? To a son who prays to do well on an exam without studying for it? To a parent who prays for his son to hit a home run in little league? Is it approriate to pray for a nice drive as we tee up? Continue reading

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You won’t regret it!

“The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out” (Proverbs 20:5).  Did you buy oder copy yet? Order here 

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Watch out for social cannibals

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
Have you ever caught yourself enjoying a bit of bad news about another person? Maybe you even publicly feigned concern over the “unfortunate” news, while quietly finding pleasure.  ? I agree with the author who suggested that…

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Looking back to move ahead

1. True or False? Most people understand that their upbringing affects their lives.
2. True or false? – Most people understand how (and how much) their upbringing affects their lives. Continue reading

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A time to remember

The last Monday of May is a day set aside to remember those who gave their lives in the service of their fellow citizens. Originally known as Decorations Day, mourners honored the Civil War dead by decorating their graves. On the first … Continue reading

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