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Do You Thirst for Freedom?

Do You Thirst for Freedom?

Freedom is the ability to make choices.  When we study the first several chapters of Genesis, we see that both Adam and Eve were created with the ability to make…

The Beatiful Attitudes—The Poor in Spirit

The Beatiful Attitudes—The Poor in Spirit

“O the blessedness of the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven!” Do you remember that the first four beatitudes have to do with one’s relationship with…

Five Steps to Overcoming Fear and Anxiety

Five Steps to Overcoming Fear and Anxiety

Have you ever been chased by a snarling dog? That can be a scary thing, if the dog is a Yorkie or Chihuahua because sharp teeth are still sharp teeth,…

The Root of Depression

The Root of Depression

Does your day start with you feeling down?  Have you noticed that you don’t seem to have any energy?  Have you told yourself you feel this way because you aren’t…

Light, What Is It?

Light, What Is It?

We carry flashlights, we flick on the lights in our living rooms, we enjoy the safety that our auto headlights provide when we want to drive at night, but how…

The Beautiful Attitudes

The Beautiful Attitudes

Possibly the worst criticism anyone can level at us Christians is to say, “I’ve watched your life and you’re no different than the rest of the world! You’re just as…

An Article About Nothing

An Article About Nothing

There is a story involving Yogi Berra, the well-known catcher for the New York Yankees, and Hank Aaron, who at that time was the chief power hitter for the Milwaukee…

Plants, Stolen Watermelons and Rocks

Plants, Stolen Watermelons and Rocks

Original Run Date: June 10, 2010 My theory that plants were not created for people to eat has received some opposition.  I have been told that growing and possibly eating…

Offsetting Mean

Offsetting Mean

Does the news make you wonder what is happening in our world?  This week the news contained a series of stories about fights on airplanes, road rage, the effect of…

Are You Homesick?

Are You Homesick?

Homesickness is real!  Perhaps as a youngster, you went away to summer camp or, later in life, to serve in the military.  If so, you may have been among the…