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Compassionate listening is healing & exciting!

Has anyone noticed that to rudely berate people over politics, Covid, and race, isn’t making America great? We need love for that! Sincerely listening, with an open heart, is a powerful relationship tool, that is too often unused. I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Care, connection, & community are better than divisiveness

Even when minds disagree, open hearts find much unity and love. Closed hearts, however, succumb to anger and hostility. I’ve conversed with and listened to people of many different ethnicities. When I do, I’m always amazed at how similar we … Continue reading

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Freedom, mental health, & hope

Mental and emotional bondage restricts freedom. Freedom that doesn’t reach to your mind and your heart is incomplete. It’s good to celebrate freedom. It’s better to live free — without bondage to thoughts, feelings, or desires. It’s hard to dance … Continue reading

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History beyond the myths

Like the Pharisees, we can miss what God’s doing in our time, because of our religion. Looking beyond our myths can help us avoid their mistake. Myths and statues have been used as cover-ups in an ongoing attempt to make … Continue reading

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Examining the Declaration of Independence

Investigating independence With an honest eye, Reveals that the beautiful document That declares freedom from tyranny And the self-evident truths Of equality for all and inalienable rights, Left about 700,000 human beings, Amazing men, women, and children, Completely out of … Continue reading

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Being mindful of God-words (they’re flowing thru your mind)

God-words are thoughts and/or impressions that come directly from God. Human consciousness is sprinkled with God-words. I believe that all people experience God-words, but that few people learn to recognize them and obey them. Most people ignore them. Too many … Continue reading

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Suspicious minds need a suspicion check

Suspicions aren’t facts. Suspicion check! Yours might be wrong. Perhaps the best suspicion is the suspicion that many of your suspicions are false. Suspicion makes for a very uncomfortable atmosphere. In many ways, it hinders happiness. Be suspicious of the … Continue reading

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Pride and prejudice against humility

Pride brushes aside other people’s opinions. Humility tries to understand them. Humility is underrated. Pride is over blown. Proud people blame other people. Humble people accept responsibility for the consequences of their words and behaviors. Pride can get you stuck. … Continue reading

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Is church like a parked bus?

Too often, church is like a parked bus. You get on and take a seat. An hour later, you get off at the same place you got on. Rather than the celebration of the living Jesus, church has too often … Continue reading

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People with needy egos vilify others

To try to make themselves look and feel important, insecure people will sometimes vilify other people. A needy ego tends to vilify anyone or anything that it sees as a hinderance. A mature leader takes responsibility. An immature one engages … Continue reading

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