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How to recognize and get out of Emotionally abusive relationships?

Emotionally abusive relationships may appear to be happy and healthy to outsiders. A person who undergoes the trauma of such a relationship too puts up a bold front, hiding the pain till it becomes unbearable and unavoidable. 816 more words


Becoming Christ-like: The Goal of the Christian Life?

When asked what is the goal of the Christian life, a typical mantra heard in evangelical circles is the knee-jerk response, “To become Christ-like.” Some folks really think through what they are saying and their views are more nuanced than this slogan. 931 more words

richrockster reblogged this on Richard Cheesman and commented:

From the post: "If my goal is for me to become Christ-like, then my goal is inevitably and necessarily self-centered. How well am I doing at this goal? What do I look like as a Christian? My goal had become my role, and the focus had become too inward."

Nuggets - The Self Life

The Self Life
“O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?” (Romans 7:24)

 This despondent cry follows Paul’s disturbing monologue on the inner strife between his two natures ( 289 more words


The self-important self

The dictionary pictured above lists 80 hyphenated words beginning with self; the Canadian Oxford Dictionary lists 200. What a bunch of self-centred, self-satisfied, self-important bores we have become! 240 more words

Faith And Life

“Every imperfect soul is self-centred and thinketh only of his own good. But as his thoughts expand a little he will begin to think of the welfare and comfort of his family. 89 more words

Spiritual Development