Inside Addition — The Key To A Beautiful Life

Inside addition (not Inside Edition) is the key to a beautiful life.  However, it’s not automatic.  It all depends on which mathematical formula you follow:

Self + pride = hypocrisy

Self + fear or worry = torment

Self + anger = bitterness & misery

Self + negativity = depression

Self + wrongdoing = guilt & alienation

Self + vulgarity = cynicism

Self + religion = false security

-Self + the living Christ = ongoing peace, freedom & transformation

(“Deny yourself,” “The truth shall set you free,” If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature.”)

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About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. I have written two books: Mindrobics: How To Be Happy For The Rest Of Your Life and Your Sperm Won--Experiencing Your Value As A Championship Human Being. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I lead a non-traditional church in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We long to see the power and passion of the early church come to life in our time.
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One Response to Inside Addition — The Key To A Beautiful Life

  1. Pingback: 3 Streams Of Human Thought-Talk (Internal Communication) | Free Gas For Your Think Tank (Steve Simms Blogs From Nashville)

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