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My selfie (me, not a self-made pic of me) gets me in trouble

“Me” is a tiny word that can cause treMEndous problems. An effective way to make yourself unhappy is to go through life continually asking, “Am I happy now? A missionless life is often unhappy. If you really want to pursue … Continue reading

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A lens to bring life into focus.

Don’t get so focused on “loving yourself” that you neglect to show love to others. Seeking self-fulfillment produces continual frustration. Surrendering to the risen Jesus releases a soothing flow of inner peace. You can see life much more clearly through … Continue reading

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Express yourself or suppress yourself?

Contrary to popular opinion, continual self-expression leads to depression, stress, and duress. For example, contemporary culture has opened the door to almost unlimited self-expression, yet, rather than producing widespread happiness and fulfillment, we have some of the highest depression and … Continue reading

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Love or sentimentalism?

Let’s move beyond sentimentalism to love! If you’re impatient; it’s sentimentalism, not love. If you’re unkind; it’s sentimentalism, not love. If you’re envious; it’s sentimentalism, not love. If you’re boast; it’s sentimentalism,not love. If you’re proud; it’s sentimentalism, not love. … Continue reading

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2-Way Meetings 4 Meeting Jesus’ Top 2 Commandments

We need 2-way meetings in order 2 meet Jesus’ Top 2 Commandments: –2-way interaction with God through worship & prayer, and hearing & obeying His voice. –2-way support-group-style interaction with one another through mutual ministry by allowing everyday people to … Continue reading

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(God Math) Life – God = L0neliness / Life X God = L∞ve

Do the God math. With God factored out of life, there’s a big zero (0) in our life — a void of loneliness. When God is the major factor of life (the prime mover), there is infinite (∞) love (l∞ve)! … Continue reading

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The “Forgive Yourself” Myth

“Love yourself–accept yourself–forgive yourself–and be good to yourself.”  –a quote from popular American speaker and writer, Leo Buscaglia.  However, Jesus said:  “Deny yourself.”  Here’s why the popular idea of “forgiving yourself” is a myth: *  You are not the judge.  … Continue reading

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