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A devotional thought for the week

Sometimes balance is very important

When I was in elementary school there were four teeter totters (see saws) on the playground. For those of us who were athletically-challenged, these planks on a bar were a welcome source of mindless entertainment. Opposite a friend of like weight there was a perfect,...

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My aching heart

I am in pain most days. It’s my heart.No, not literally the organ in my chest (so, thankfully, I am not in any physical danger). But my “heart,” that place I feel emotional pain, aches most days; and it is a very real pain that stems from watching people hurt and be...

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Trapped! Or Not…

Our brains are magnificent – and mysteriously confusing. On one hand, they can conceive great works of art and music; design and build powerful computers that we can literally wear on our wrists; send a complex craft into space that can rendezvous years later with a...

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People can change. I did.

"I know my wife.  She will never change!"   Feel free to modify the sentence to fit your situation: "I know my (husband, mother, son, boss...) and he/she will never change!" No matter whose name appears, the message is still the same...

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Commitment vs Surrender

Okay, let's make one last trip to the dictionary: "Commitment:  a pledge or promise to do something." "Surrender:  to give up possession of or power over; to give oneself up to another's power or control." Commitment is a powerful word, especially in a culture that is...

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