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Inhospitable

If you are willing to bear serenely the trial of being displeasing to yourself, then you will be for Jesus a pleasant place of shelter. -St. Therese of Lisieux Whoever hates his brother…

Make memories

Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart. -Colossians 3:21 (NASB) As a parent of a five-year-old, life can be at times energizing…

Forgive me, my child

Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much….

Humble pie

If you know these things, you are blessed if you do them. -‭‭John‬ ‭13:17‬ ‭(NASB)‬‬ Not firing back is difficult when you’ve been wronged, and when you feel…

The tyranny of political correctness

And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. -Mark 16:15 (KJV) Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit…

Carry your cross, or yourself?

And whoever does not carry their cross and follow me cannot be my disciple. -Luke 14:27 (NIV) Beware of refusing to go to the funeral of your own…

Defuse your button-pushers

Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you yourself will be just like him. -‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭26:4‬ ‭(NIV) Preach the word; be prepared in season and…

Don’t cling too tightly

Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe. -Proverbs 28:26 (NIV) At the time of this writing, over two years…

The ultimate self-improvement plan

Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows. -Luke 12:7 (NIV) I praise you because I…

The bitter root

See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many. -Hebrews 12:15…

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