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  • What is Peace and Why Don’t We Have It?

    What is peace? The word peace is used in a variety of ways. It can indicate the absence of conflict or hostilities such as nations or a household at peace. Individually, it can describe a sense of contentment where there… Read More ›

  • Proverbs 15:17 – Fat, Rich, and Miserable

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    Funny how we look at beautiful houses in nice neighborhoods and think of how great our lives could be if we lived there. Without love it is a well decorated prison where even the best food loses its flavor.

  • Proverbs 22:29: You Do Your Job BUT Do You Make a Difference?

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    Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank. Proverbs 22:29 (NIV) The modern workplace is blessed with unambitious reliable individuals who are content to provide solid… Read More ›

  • Book Review: The 5 Simple Truths of Raising Kids

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    The author expounds simple truths that seem grounded with research and common sense but it mainly reinforced what I’ve read in other parenting books. If you want to see the latest research on young people’s behaviors and related parenting principles, it is a good resource.

  • Proverbs 27:21: Will Praise Destroy You?

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    A challenging task for one’s character is receiving praise. Some will deflect it because they have such low self-esteem and discount what is said. On the other extreme, some let it inflate their pride. Do we chase it? How do we handle it?

  • Social Media Fame Will Not Ease Your Emotional Pain

    A Bing search today provided an ironic set of results for celebrity Selena Gomez. She became the first person to reach 100 million Instagram followers AND checked herself into a rehab facility to deal with depression and emotional issues. One… Read More ›