Category Archives: integrity

Has churchianity become emptianity?

Has church become “emptianity,” a passive version of Christianity unable to produce inner peace and lasting transformation? Perhaps church should be like a theme park where people take action and actually do things, not a like a parking lot where … Continue reading

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Which formula rings true to you?

God + nothing = everything. G0d took nothing  (0) and made it everything! This formula makes so much more sense to my mind (and my heart) than the formula behind our contemporary secular society: Time + nothing = everything. Which … Continue reading

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Inner peace, joy, sincerity, contentment, & satisfaction . . .

Inner peace, joy, sincerity, Contentment, and satisfaction, Are rare qualities nowadays; Because they can’t be taught or bought. They’re caught and grown Within humble, honest hearts In touch with the sweetness And presence of God.

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Good God! We Miss The Obvious!

God’s glory is prominently posted in all parts of the physical world. Yet we ignore Him and call it evolution. God’s protection has shielded us all through many dangers, toils, and snares. Yet we ignore Him and call it luck. … Continue reading

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Write Your Wrongs & Move On In Peace (A Message Of The Christmas Season)

We are about to enter the Christmas season; known by retailers (and shoppers) as the make or break Christmas shopping season that begins on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.  So what’s the real reason for the season?  God’s love … Continue reading

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I Saw Lincoln (You Should Too!)

I saw Abraham Lincoln, not in person, of course, but in the new movie, Lincoln, directed by Steven Spielberg and staring Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln.  I was expecting a drama about the life of Lincoln, but this was not that. … Continue reading

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What Is More Important Than Voting?

What is more important than voting?  There is no debate that many things are more important than casting your vote:  Honesty.  Kindness.  Decency.  Forgiveness.  A pure heart.  Compassion.  Fairness.  Thinking, talking, and acting according to righteousness.  Love.  Integrity.  Personal faith … Continue reading

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