Category Archives: forgiveness

Good Friday isn’t for good people

If we humans were “good people” there would have been no need for Good Friday! Instead, Jesus had to die for everybody because . . . THERE ARE NO “GOOD PEOPLE!” Good people don’t need Good Friday, but people like me, … Continue reading

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5 ways to recover from hurt in church

Ouch! Even the title of this post is a bit painful. However, if you’ve ever been hurt by church (and/or by people in church) here are 5 things that can help you heal your hurting heart. 1) Forgive. It’s hard … Continue reading

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Self-forgetting is invigorating

A mind set on self is often upset. Self-focus is a ball & chain. To be selfless is to run free. A pampered “self” is never fully satisfied. Self-forgetting is the key to happiness. Self-interest is such a tiny & … Continue reading

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Do the CBS (“Crazy” Bible Stuff)

It’s time to begin to do the CBS, the “crazy” Bible stuff. Dare to read it, believe it, & boldly do it — now. Definition: “Crazy Bible stuff” is stuff in the Bible commonly considered to be crazy. Here’s an example: “If … Continue reading

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Good is good all the time; but we’re not!

God is good all the time; but we humans aren’t. Let’s love each other anyway. It would be nice if church offered on the job training in hearing & obeying Jesus. Much of Jesus’ teaching can only be learned by doing … Continue reading

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Quoting my thoughts

These thoughts went from my mind to meet you online. Sometimes I quote others, but these are some self-quotes Thanks for browsing through them. Jesus is available to you. Are you available to Him? Jesus’ first message was “Repent,” meaning turn … Continue reading

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Hangin’ with Mother Teresa

I’m inspired and challenged! I feel like I have been spending time with Mother Teresa. If you have ever thought that you would have liked to meet and visit with Mother Teresa, now is your chance. You can read her … Continue reading

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