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The liberation of a mouse

 “You’ll like her,” said my employer. We were leaving for Courchevel in the French Alps the next day. A large group of friends and family would be meeting there. 929 more words

Friendship

Discovering My Inner Con Where do I find it? for Yeah Write Poetry Challenge #192

Discovering My Inner Con

I’ve been deceiving myself.

I find the lie

When eyed spam from psychics

Caused my stomach’s flip.

Please, Sister Charlatan,

Tell my bunko bosom…

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Writing

Self-Deception: Why We Do It

There are tiny white lies that float around rampantly in our minds and they find a permanent place in the story of our life when we get accustomed to these lies. 436 more words

Admonishing and Forgiving

“In admonishing and forgiving those who sin toward us, we ally ourselves with God in the struggle against moral evil, by refusing to lapse into vengefulness and self-pity, and instead focusing ourselves, and if possible the sinner as well, on the higher things of God. 236 more words

Forgive

Self-Deception

by Boyd Bailey

We must avoid self-deception because it leads to pride and self-destruction.

Self-Deception

“There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death” (Proverbs 14:12). 345 more words

Relationships

SkepSun #116 (12_07_2014)

On Freethought Radio, Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor tell us about a victory stopping a “Keep Christ in Christmas” parade in Piedmont, Alabama, and celebrate the birthdays of secular songwriters Ira Gershwin and Jay Gorney. 215 more words

Lies We Tell Ourselves

The people of Israel were in the wilderness marching forward to take the promised land. Moses had them choose 12 men to go and spy the land and bring their report. 760 more words

Purpose