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Rethinking freedom — what is it?

Freedom includes the right to disagree with people’s ideas, statements, choices, and lifestyles. However, it doesn’t give us a right to mistreat people. When how things are described becomes more important than how things really are, deception sets in. None … Continue reading

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Love, self-control, & mental health

When I replace my will with God’s will, my mental health improves. What you put in your body effects your physical health. What you put in your mind effects your mental health. Choose wisely. Don’t believe every thought you think. … Continue reading

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People’s approval is a poor substitute for a clear conscience

When your conscience approves of your behavior, you aren’t needy for people’s approval. However, it’s hard to be happy if you continually ignore the disapproval of your conscience. No one has the right to make you approve of something that you believe … Continue reading

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No need to be sad or boring–the Bible says, “Rejoice.”

No need to be sad, dull, or boring. The Bible says to “rejoice.”

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Temptations are life’s train wreckers

Temptations are life’s train wreckers. They attempt to steal your identity and to make you a prisoner of desires and feelings. People who always cooperate with temptation never realize what a strong force has control of their life. If you don’t … Continue reading

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When life gives you lemons (16 alternatives to lemonade)

We’ve all heard the popular phrase about what to do when life gives you lemons.  But what if you don’t want (or like) lemonade? Perhaps we could learn from inventor, George Washington Carter, (who came up with hundreds of things … Continue reading

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Don’t sink your conscience — get it in sync . . .

People with a guilty conscience often feel like other people are judging them even when the judgment is coming from within. To clear your conscience, sincerely ask God (and anyone else you have offended) to forgive you. If you feel like … Continue reading

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