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Short inspirational originals

Dare to delight in life. Deprioritize self. Words ignored or forgotten offer no help. What’s done can be forgiven. Self-forgiveness without God’s forgiveness is a fantasy. Self-forgiveness lacks the power of God’s forgiveness and the forgiveness of those you have … Continue reading

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Quick thoughts for strength and power

If you win with a guilty conscience, deep down, you know you really lost. Pride isn’t strength. It’s a bluff to cover-up weakness. True strength often comes in disguises: kindness, compassion, tears, forgiveness, vulnerabliity, humility, and openness. Strong people aren’t … Continue reading

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Thoughts to calibrate pride

Some of my thoughts about pride: When people are open and honest with each other, pride melts away and is replaced by heart-felt love and compassion. Pride and conscience can’t work side by side. One always overrides the other. Pride … Continue reading

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Some Simmering Simmsisms

When wrong is called right and right is called wrong, moral confusion soon comes along. Don’t let your life be directed by happenstance, but by a holy stance! Much of what we experience and how we feel today will be … Continue reading

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Cussing — it ain’t good for you! (Or your hearers.)

Using profanity ambushes you (and your hearers) with negative and self-esteem-destroying thoughts and emotions. Cussing fills your life (and your hearers) with the same destructive words, repeated over and over. Normalizing profanity is normalizing publicly spewed crudeness, rudeness, and lewdness. … Continue reading

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A few things not said (like this) before . . .

The world has enough crude, mean, vulgar, profane, and disrespectful words and images. Why not say, write, or post something uplifting instead? My two favorite electronic devices are my mind and my heart. I’m addicted to scrolling through them both … Continue reading

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A Christian tribute to Stephen Hawking (with quotes)

Stephen Hawking was an inspiration to me and many millions of people. I’m sad to hear of his passing on Albert Einstein’s birthday. I wrote this about Hawking after seeing the movie of his life, The Theory Of Everything. Did … Continue reading

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