Monday, June 21 2021 - 1:25 AM

Life Applications

In His Time

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Patience is not one of those virtues that people are dying to display. Usually, we want more noble virtues such as love, peace, or wisdom. …

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A Park in Time

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The only way to keep my sanity is to periodically retreat to a place where life’s frantic pace slows down…where the pressures to produce and …

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Jesus the Lobbyist

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You’re a lobbyist? You’d almost have better luck putting “Top Used-Car Salesman” on your resumé. Politicians, especially those with an ambitious eye on a comfy …

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Interrupting Rituals

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Sometimes it feels like we Christians are intellectual giants and, at the same time, emotional idiots. More than once, I have been inspired by the …

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About My Heart

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As tiresome as it can be to try and behave, I find myself ridiculously enamored with maintaining my own outward performances. You’d think by looking …

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Collecting Debt

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In the teachings of Paul the apostle, it is suggested that we watch ourselves. I think his way of saying it was “walk circumspectly.” And …

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God Isn’t Fair

Two ladies - one praying, one rejecting

The evidence is overwhelming. Missionaries are kidnapped and killed while serving in remote locations. CEOs make millions in shady deals and get off with a …

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What I Deserve

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“If God gave me everything I deserve, I’d have nothing left but bruises.” Two words in this quote make me really uncomfortable. “Deserve” and “Bruises.” …

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Taming the Tongue

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Several months back, I wrote an article about how “more” is not always a good thing. As human beings, our natural tendency is to think …

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