Tag Archives: Spiritual Growth

Four Constructive Questions to Ask Yourself in January

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Did you set goals for yourself at the beginning of 2013?  If so, did you meet them?  What are your resolutions for 2014?  Ho-hum.  Same old questions. Keep reading for four genuinely constructive questions to ask yourself this January. 2013 was a fruitful and enjoyable year in … Continue reading

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Holy Waiting

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I hate to wait.  It’s a daily game for me to minimize red lights and to maximize unhindered forward progress.  I approach grocery store check-out lines with shrewd determination to find the fastest one.  (It doesn’t work, but I irrationally continue to try.) Traffic lights and retail … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Read (and the associated books that I read this year)

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Reason #1:  To enjoy, experience and learn from a compelling story.  A well told story, in print or on a screen, will grab me every time.   The Brutal Telling, Bury Your Dead, A Trick of the Light, The Cruelest Month, and A Beautiful Mystery, all … Continue reading

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Do You Get It?

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Have you ever read something in the Bible, scratched your head, and muttered to yourself, “I don’t get it“? You are not alone.  In fact, Jesus’ disciples regularly listened to Jesus teach only to question him privately later.  They didn’t get it. One … Continue reading

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Auditing Life or Living for Credit?

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If you are a Christian, would you say you are living a life of clear purpose, freedom, joy, and love?  The Bible promises spiritual power in Christ Jesus to overcome the stranglehold of self-defeating and selfish behavior in our lives and to transform us into new … Continue reading

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