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The Ransom

In today’s world, we mostly use the word ransom in connection with kidnapping. The kidnapper has taken a hostage and demands a ransom.  When I read that God “paid a ransom” to buy me back from sin, it bothered me. … Continue reading

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When You Choose, You Lose

Today I have been listening to an interview on Michael Hyatt’s #FreetoFocus productivity summit. Don’t ask how it happened that someone so very non-business-oriented as I am becomes involved in such a very businesslike event, because I have no idea. … Continue reading

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Does My Light Glare or Glow?

There are two kinds of light: the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures. -James Thurber, writer and cartoonist (1894-1961) I got this quote in my email this morning, and had to think how true it is in the … Continue reading

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Give a Blessing, Inherit a Blessing

To sum up,  all of you be harmonious, sympathetic,  brotherly, kindhearted, and  humble in spirit; not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for  you were called for the very purpose that you might  inherit … Continue reading

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The Words–Why Do I Write?

 I read things like this and I have to wonder why in the world I bother to blog.  When there is a whole World Wide Web full of entertaining things like this, I can be fairly certain that few are … Continue reading

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What Word is Most Abused?

 After reading an interesting article, Is “ironic” the most abused word in English?  I had to wonder a bit.  I agree with the writer that many people do misuse the word ironic, but is the mistake really that common?  A … Continue reading

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What Voices Are You Listening To?

 Wisdom has built her house…she calls         From the tops of the heights of the city:     “Whoever is naive, let him turn in here!”The woman of folly is boisterous,         She is naive and knows nothing.    She sits at the doorway of her house,         On a seat … Continue reading

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