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Avoiding Covetousness



                Then one from the crowd spoke to Jesus saying, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.”  But he said to him, “Man, who made me a judge or an arbitrator over you?”  And he said to them, “Take heed and beware of covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses” (Luke 12: 13 – 15.) 380 more words


This here, is not the joy I expected to have
This is not the way it was meant to be
The moment has been overshadowed by thoughts… 148 more words

Contentment with the Whole You

Recently, my wife posted on her Facebook the story of The Peacock and the Crow which she has originally taken from The Logical Indian Facebook page. 619 more words

Random Thoughts


Another challenge short-term mission teams encountered a lot when working with Chinese in Panama and Costa Rica is gambling. Not just playing mahjong or buying lotteries, but losing their business, home, and wrecking families at the casino. 1,000 more words


dear overwhelmed heart

It takes a great deal of grit to keep going in the face of things that feel like a fast closing tsunami on a flat plain with no higher ground in sight. 607 more words


Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matt. 5:1

Can there be rich Christians?  Or is that an oxymoron?  How poor is poor enough to be a good Christian? 

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You Sneaky Sin

The Ten Commandments.

When you read those words, you probably thought about one of three things: The Law of God, Moses, or Charlton Heston. It’s possible that you pictured Christian Bale, but I’m assuming there aren’t many who made that specific connection. 740 more words