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Pride first, then the crash, but humility is a precursor to honor. The payoff for meekness and Fear-of-God is plenty and honor and a satisfying life. 93 more words

Living Life Recovery

Being battered about

I’ve been at an emotional, physical, mental, spiritual, moral, professional, and social low point for weeks. I’ve failed to really help myself during this period, partly because I didn’t feel a need to. 1,125 more words


Matthew 13:10-15 (Why Parables?)

Throughout His, rather brief, ministry, Jesus insisted upon using parables to share the knowledge of the kingdom of heaven.  I’m positive that most readers of the Bible, like myself, are curious as to why Jesus was not more cut-and-dry with His approach to teaching His followers.  820 more words

Portland, ME among top 10 cities with highest rate of same-sex married couples

A new report from the Tax Policy Center places Portland, Maine, in the top ten of cities with the highest rate of same-sex married couples. According to 2015 tax data, 1,111 same-sex couples filed jointly in Portland, Maine’s Commuting Zone (geographic units that reflect the local economy where people live and work). 118 more words


The haughty spirit and pride of man

When one does not have a fear of God their spirit becomes haughty and their heart full of pride.Scripture teaches of a time when people will become lovers of self,and will love pleasures more than God(2 Timothy 3:1-5).   456 more words


Is it Wrong to Brag About Your Middle Schooler?

I’m not a big fan of bragging about my kids. My parents had some close friends when I was growing up and all they talked about was how amazing their kids were. 568 more words


Sgt. Stubby, an American War Hero

There is a delightful animated movie released this month about a war dog of World War I. Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero  is a true story of a stray dog who became the official mascot of the 102nd Infantry Regiment, 26th Division. 687 more words