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Bonds That Make Us Free: The Maddening and Gladdening Book

“Some things are only real because they represent what we think. When we learn the truth and think it, the old reality is no longer real to us and loses its hold on us. 1,871 more words


Tilting at Windmills, Still

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A reluctant visit

An obligated progeny

You don’t want to know, he said

The shirt a dead give away

A tidbit told

More evidence of the continued decline and aberration of your soul… 122 more words


Him, you, them

He made me fall in love with him
and then he got me hooked.
He got clean,
I couldn’t,
he left.
Funny, huh?

This poem, with very little editing, is based on a postcard I saw at… 197 more words


Fan or Follower? | Part 3

Cost-benefit analysis. That’s how people make investment decisions. If the cost outweighs the potential benefits, it’s a poor investment. But, if the benefits outweigh the cost, it’s a sound & profitable investment. 248 more words


Fan or Follower | Part 3

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“Fans often confuse their admiration for devotion. They mistake their knowledge of Jesus for intimacy with Jesus.

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The Blindside

...Were They ?

We are all capable of such extreme,

Easy self-deception,

Such arrogant vanities -

Aren’t we ?

The plain truth was always that

The words which we scratch… 39 more words

Poetry Perhaps?

The Delusion of Self-Deprecation

Behold, the strange self-argument
In which the subject tries

To tell himself or herself
Various and sundry lies

Which work. And so depression grows
Through what we say, then do: 12 more words

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