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The Remedy for Broken Resolutions

Hello, friends! Today I’m re-posting a piece that first appeared on this blog on January 2, 2017. Because I realized I needed to listen to my own advice. Again. New Year’s Day is a perfectly fine and logical occasion for … Continue reading

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How’re Those Resolutions Working?

I just ran across the following post, which first appeared on this blog January 2, 2017. I thought it was worth sharing again. This year, I’m timing it for three weeks into the almost-new year… that stretch when enthusiasm for … Continue reading

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Entitled Much?

Not long ago, I re-read Jesus’ parable of “The Prodigal Son” in Luke’s gospel. As often happens with the Bible, something jumped out at me that I’d never noticed before… It was after the Prodigal Son’s (PS’s) Big Brother (BB) … Continue reading

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A Wise Word from Rachel Anne Ridge

Not long ago, I told you about my Word for the Year, “Truth.” Well, another favorite word is “Gracious,” which is what I want to be when I grow up. Then, just over a week ago, my friend Rachel Anne … Continue reading

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How to Fix Broken Resolutions

New Year’s Day is a perfectly fine and logical occasion for taking a self-inventory and setting some goals—if you have time between shopping the sales. But it’s easy to exaggerate the importance of January 1 as The time to make … Continue reading

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Amazing: Grace.

Last time I explored whether it’s possible to “hate the sin but love the sinner.” My conclusion in a nutshell was that the sin, rather than the sinner, is the enemy. In short, “Yes.” It’s not only possible, but the … Continue reading

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