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Expressing myself

I was at a family dinner the other night and my aunt and cousin were asking me about the death penalty (they seem to think they can change my mind, it’s quite annoying). 315 more words

Easter and the Mute Button: What Christ’s death has to do with you zipping your lips

Every now and then.

Okay.

Every few days, my husband chuckles at me and the deer-in-the-headlights look that washes across my face when it becomes clear that yet another joke has sailed right over the top of my head. 1,852 more words

Call me a fool!

The phone rings.
It’s you again! After all these days!

I know I am smiling as I answer the call. It’s even there in my… 201 more words

Love

Bonhoeffer on the Ministry of Listening

The first service one owes to others in the community involves listening to them. Just as our love for God begins with listening to God’s Word, the beginning of love for other Christians is learning to listen to them.

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Essays

Ladylike Tip #8 - Take Interest

Tip #8: Take Interest

Lay aside the iPhone. Facebook can wait. Take a few minutes to look at those lovely people in your life. Whether it’s someone passing by, or your best friend, don’t forget to give them some time. 60 more words

Hospitality

walking in the confidence of knowing I am His…I speak with a bold assurance of knowing my words have power…I listen to wise counsel and I rebuke fools…I watch for His word to be completed in me, and through me… I AM COURAGEOUS!

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What Happened to Talking to One Another?

We, in the twenty-first century, have come so accustomed to the use of technology.  We are rarely without our phone in our pocket, computer in our bag, earphones in our ears, and internet completing the connection to those worldwide who once believed true communication was impossible.   607 more words