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The Power to Get Back Up Again

We live in a fallen world and so we encounter failure. We try to “take up the cross, and follow (Mark 10:21), but fall again and again. 896 more words

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A Burning Fire Shut Up in My Bones

It can be hard to follow the Lord. At times it is easy to become “weary in well-doing” (Galatians 6:9). The gospel, as described in scripture, is pure and simple, until you try to live it. 541 more words

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The Advantages of Second Shift or, I am not now nor have I ever been a morning person

Long time readers of this blog know that I completed a year-long project on Agile posting updates every week. This year my updates have been sporadic at best, and in April I was ready to give up the project entirely – I was working, things were pretty good, I felt like I didn’t need to post weekly updates. 1,845 more words

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I was Spanked and I Turned Out OK—or did I?

Most everyone has heard or used the phrase, “I was spanked and I turned out ok.”

This expression represents acceptance of kid hitting. It sits at the heart of American spanking culture and conjures similar phrases like, “My parents spanked me and that is why I spank my kids,” and “if more children were spanked there would be fewer brats running around.” 1,123 more words

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The Joy of Reverence

Fear and reverence are two different reactions to the unknown or the misunderstood. Historically speaking, no one or no thing has been misunderstood more than God, and sadly this has led to fear much more often than reverence. 1,037 more words

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Free Comic Book Day 2016

Last Saturday I went to Free Comic Book Day at my local comics shop, Vault of Midnight, and I really enjoyed it. I hadn’t been to a FCBD before so I was a bit nervous, but the store handled things really well – crowd control, vendors, and they even had some line entertainment to give everyone something to do and watch while waiting, in line, for awhile. 1,599 more words

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i-Files: Indigenous Peoples Points of Struggles and Resistance

Point 3: Indigenous Peoples from Latin America

Latin America is a group of 20 independent countries and several territories and dependencies that stretch from Mexico in the North America to the southern tip of South America. 824 more words

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