Tag Archives: pride

If I Have Gay Children

A RESPONSE to John Pavlovitz John Pavlovitz’s original article was posted on his blog. It was very stirring & made me think. Thanks, John! Sometimes I wonder if I will have gay children. I wonder if any of them will end up divorced, wealthy, in a live-in relationship, abused, overseas, addicted, homeless, or if they will be married […]

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Empowering Reasons to Say IDK

For years, I just couldn’t say it. I don’t know why, but I would say anything except those dreaded three words. Three simple words: “I don’t know.”  Why are they so difficult to say?  It’s because we have to admit a measure of ignorance.  It’s humbling.  But I want to encourage you to not fear […]

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Poor in Spirit

I think all of us would agree that we would like to be counted as one who is blessed. God has offered us a life that is full, complete, and happy. Yes, we will have trials, but our trials are not meant to define us. God offers us a blessed life if we follow His conditions.

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Divide & Conquer

I’m tired of watching conflict destroy families and churches. Satan seems to be carrying out his plans of ‘divide and conquer’ as easily among Christians as in the world. If we want victory, we must recognize where these conflicts come from…

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Who Would Carry You?

It is a sad commentary on Christianity that so many Christians stand opposed to their brothers and sisters in the faith. We have lost sight of the power God has given over our friends. We have allowed the world, flesh, and devil to keep our eyes focused on ourselves and we miss an opportunity to be a blessing.

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Hope for the Blind

Jesus came to heal the blind. The gospels record that He healed at least twelve eyes of their blindness, but we both know that’s now what Luke 4:18 was talking about. Jesus came to heal the spiritual blindness. He came to clear the clouded mind and dispel the mist in our hearts. He came to make us see life (and eternity) clearly. Blindness is literally: being rendered foolish by selfishness. Wow! And I can identify. How often has the darkness and dullness of self-deception clouded my judgment and led me into deeper blindness of heart?

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