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How to Face Temptations? 

Believe me. No one is exempted. Even Jesus was tempted.

Whenever and wherever, temptations come anytime in any forms.

If you want to stay free from an affair and keep the purity of your marriage covenant, you can have a nonjudgmental and proactive approach in dealing with temptations. 441 more words

Accountability

Remember, you are dust. And that's okay

Welcome to Lent! Today begins our annual 40 day visit to the strange land called “Self Restraint.” Say goodbye to chocolates, sweets, coffee, alcohol, sex, TV, cursing or whatever earthly indulgence you’ve decided to set aside until Easter. 292 more words

God

Uneasy Civilization

In 1929 Sigmund Freud wrote his famous and truly remarkable book Civilization and Its Discontents. The latter term, in German, is “Unbehagen,” which means, literally, “uneasiness.” In any event, Freud pointed out that civilization is bought at a price. 722 more words

Hugh's Blogs

Editing: realization 9

Editing is something that I did constantly when I used to be an editor-in-chief of an online food publication, especially when I was working my way up the ranks. 424 more words

Realizations

Before you "Hit the send button"

One of my New Year wishes is to live with less regret. One small step for all of us is to practice self-restraint. Seldom are our first words our best…and thanks to social media, a whole nation is “shooting from the hip.” Thinking about what we say and how it affects others is an act of character and kindness. 49 more words

Fun & Inspiration

My SEXperiments With Truth

“An age old shame, and a lasting sin
Of making love, thru, my father’s demise
A Mahatma’s virtue, his manhood’s chagrin
How I refined, the art of compromise! 110 more words

Poetry

Life in eighteen words

Avoid these:

Lust
Gluttony
Greed
Sloth
Wrath
Envy
Pride.

Practice these:

Prudence
Justice
Fortitude
Temperance
Faith
Hope
Charity.