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Esse Quam Videri

Esse quam videri. To be rather than to seem. That is the motto of the Christian university that I attended in the 1990’s. When I first heard those words I was, essentially, unimpressed. 791 more words

Friday Good Things

I apologize for not blogging yesterday – or the day before.  Something strange happened to my head.  It got all stuffy and I resembled Sneezy the dwarf, and well, I’m feeling much better today.  411 more words

Perfection

Based on Philippians 3:12-16

I used to look at myself in the mirror and wonder, “What will I look like when I’m all grown up?” Will I look the same as I do now? 615 more words

Devotionals

Diamond in the Rough -- A Faithful Wife

In the introduction to this six-week series, I shared some insights from 1 Timothy 5:9-10 where Paul was listing attributes a widow must have to be enrolled in the church’s care program.  1,368 more words

Marriage

Joy-It's Ridiculous

I can think of no more ridiculous theme throughout the Bible than that of Joy.

I mean think about it. Famine, disease, death, persecution, all follow the people of God throughout the Bible. 837 more words

The Best Is Still To Come.

“And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ—to the glory and praise of God” (Philippians 1:9-11). 167 more words

Philippians

Leadership Thought Of The Day...

“You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. 149 more words

Daily Leadership