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Cure for the Soul (fifth in a series)

Forgive, and you will be forgiven. (Luke 6:37c) C. S. Lewis once noted, “Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have to forgive something.”  How right he was.  For those of us who live with the painful effects of … Continue reading

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Cure for the Soul (fourth in a series)

Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. (John 8:32) Children’s art can tell us a great deal about how they view themselves and the world.  In fact, in some instances, their drawings may convey much more about how they feel than they can … Continue reading

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Finding Your True Self, part two

When we turn to Jesus and claim him as our Savior and commit to following him as our Lord – actually, our “boss,” as the word in Greek literally means – we are in a sense “losing” our life. We are letting our old life “die-back,” so to speak, by handing over to Jesus control of it. We are in effect saying, “I am choosing now to make what I want what You want.” This is how true freedom begins for each one of us. The way to be free from the tyranny of the natural self is to “lose” our life by turning it over to Jesus. Continue reading

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