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(Are we inner wimps, gone with the whim?) Our culture teaches us to be inner wimps, gone with whatever wacky whim which whizzes through our thoughts or emotions; rather than spiritual soldiers standing strong and soaring in the Spirit!

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You Will Answer To God

Why is it such a popular thing to ignore and/or deny God nowadays?  Is it because of advancements in science?  Hardly.  Science cannot prove or disprove God. In a world gone awry with whims and cravings; self-interest and surrender to … Continue reading

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An Alter Call

Perhaps we need an alter call.  Maybe it is time to change and make some alterations.  * Alter the way you think.  Most people never think much about their thought choices.  They tend to just go with whatever thoughts come … Continue reading

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Modern Myth #4 — Do Whatever Feels Good To You

A great myth in our society tells people to do whatever feels good to them.  This idea has risen to the level of a god in our culture.  However, are feelings always a good guide for behavior? Feelings are frequently … Continue reading

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Is Nashville The Manliest City In America?

I’ve heard that Nashville, Tennessee is listed as the manliest city in America (according to Combo the hearty, salty, cheese cracker snack, and Bart Sperling’s Best Places).  I live in Music City and so I’m glad to see it at the top … Continue reading

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1-10 Spirituality Or Carnality Scale — Where Are You?

Where are you on this scale of 1-10 between spirituality and carnality?  Instructions:  Pick the statement that best describes you.  If you are torn between two or more choices, split the difference and take the average between them. — Spirituality … Continue reading

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Gone With The Whim (And They Don’t Give A Wham!)

Margaret Mitchell’s romantic novel about the American Civil War and Reconstruction, Gone With The Wind, was published in 1936 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937.  Had it been published in the Twenty-First Century, it might have been called Gone … Continue reading

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