Tag Archives: Relationships

What compassion looks like in “fly over” country

Okay, I just have to share this video. I actually cried when I first saw it because it was so moving and in such stark contrast to all the anger, divisiveness, hatred, and violence we’re seeing on the news these … Continue reading

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Those who oppose their own souls

A funny thing about human beings. We will only hear what our heart is open to hearing. A closed heart can make you believe and do very foolish and harmful things. This is what the religious spirit and the political … Continue reading

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The source code of heaven is Love

When we pull back the veil, we find that everything in heaven operates, at its most fundamental level, on God’s other-centered, self-giving love. This is important because living from heaven allows backward-compatibility, like the latest software upgrade. What I mean … Continue reading

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Love is all that will remain

Our learning how to be loved by God and loving others with His love is the only thing we’ll ever do that will last in the end. All our other life pursuits will ultimately be found to be insignificant by … Continue reading

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This is what Love (actually) looks like

Last time I talked about what difference Jesus makes. He not only saves us from ourselves, He answers the deepest longings within us. We’re all looking for love and when we encounter Jesus we find a love that changes everything. … Continue reading

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The Power of His Love

We, as human beings, thrive in an environment of love and positive connection. The absence of it can lead to all kinds of emotional, relational, and even physical damage. Psychologists tell us from the time we’re born we look to … Continue reading

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It’s not about them

Change is a funny thing. As soon as I change, the world starts to change around me. And it’s hardly ever the other way around. My thoughts on this are a follow up to my last post: God’s renovation project. … Continue reading

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Heart matters

Your heart determines the direction of your life more than your head. It’s the rudder that steers the flow of your life. It determines why you do what you do.  The condition of your heart is a far greater influence … Continue reading

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Being Thankful leads to our Transformation

Thankfulness is a virtue that transforms our lives and helps us walk in all the fullness that God has intended for us. It’s a very effective way to walk in the light as He is in the light (1 John … Continue reading

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The Secret Formula is Love

Preachers are always giving us formulas for living a better Christian life. After 40-plus years with God, I’m happy to report that there’s really only one secret formula you need to know…except it’s no secret. It’s found in learning how … Continue reading

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