Wiser

There is an ancient proverb that says, “He who knows not and knows not that he knows not is a fool—shun him. He who knows not and knows that he knows not is a child—teach him. He who knows and knows not that he knows is asleep—wake him. But he who knows and knows that […]

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the majestic (can you see it?)

At this moment in the early weeks of autumn, how are you doing at having eyes that can see the majestic? If we are not careful life, with its grind, pressure, demands, and busyness, can drain the majestic out of our vision. In Psalm 8:1, King David said, “Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your […]

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Your personality deficiencies

Every one of us has spectacular giftedness and talent in certain areas of our life. Conversely, we also have corresponding or alternate weaknesses in our lives, and in light of this, it is often said in the worlds of leadership or business that people should “staff their weaknesses.” They should gather people around them who […]

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Six seconds that can change your life

When a person receives stimulating news of any sort, and especially news of an agitating, frustrating, or hurtful sort, there is an immediate flare-up of emotion that accompanies the news. Like a match flame that flares upon striking, but then subsides within a few seconds, these emotions tend to immediately surge before subsiding to a […]

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The One another commands (more needed than ever)

Today, we humans are rapidly losing our ability to lovingly and constructively relate with one another, and it is damaging us more deeply than we realize. We should change this. The New Testament gives us more than fifty “one another” commands, and if we actually practiced them, the entire ethos of our national, political, and […]

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