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“[I]f anyone thinks he is something…he deceives himself.”

– Galatians 6:3 (NET)

Every time I turn around, it seems someone or group is demanding attention and recognition as something special, something the rest of us should treat with deference and homage, acknowledging how important they are. 401 more words

deception and awareness

One of the most common and most tragic features of addiction is self-deception.  It is the opposite of self-awareness.


Paul writes in Romans 2 about the way the consciences of the Gentiles both “accuse” and “excuse” themselves.  463 more words


Hananiah proclaimed deliverance from the Babylonians. He spoke boldly in the name of the Lord (Jeremiah 28:2-4, NLT):

I will remove the yoke of the king of Babylon from your necks.” 54 more words


The art of self-deception

As I move into a new stage in my life, I’ve realised that I must be true to myself. Regardless.

By today’s standards, it is REALLY easy to pretend to be someone you’re not. 240 more words

Are you lying to yourself? Self deception

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about the effect of lying on happiness (Lying and Happiness). In that article I went through reasons that we lie and how they can affect our happiness. 867 more words


You can't ignore it

Ignoring problems in our hearts doesn’t mean they go away. It just means they go unchecked in our lives.