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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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Casual talk, informational talk, or heart-talk?

It’s often better to find ways to work together than it is to argue with and insult others. People won’t open their heart to hear what you say, if your heart is closed and unwilling to compassionately hear what they … Continue reading

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God’s view of me is more important than my view of me

How I identify myself matters very little. What’s important is what God thinks about me. Self-focus is a trap, a cage, a prison cell that keeps us from enjoying the glory and beauty that surrounds us. Our human emotions and … Continue reading

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When desires determine ethics

Your desires are not definitive of who you are, or determinant of your destiny, until you begin to obey them. Resist ungodly ones. When our desires determine our ethics, right is soon replaced with wrong and often we no longer … Continue reading

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Too much me-ing will make life seem meaningless

Meaninglessness happens when nothing becomes the focus of your life. Too much me-ing makes life seem meaningless. We all need a higher purpose than me-ing (focusing on me). Believing some things are morally wrong isn’t judging. It’s paying attention to … Continue reading

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SEEING INVISIBLE LOVE IN ACTION

SEEING INVISIBLE LOVE IN ACTION A heart touched by invisible love (An unseen human heart, Not a physical one), Is in various degrees, Moved by healing, tender emotion, Changed, and rearranged. Love isn’t taught by lecture. It’s caught by open … Continue reading

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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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