“Thorn in my Side”: Purpose In The Pain

Something So Small
I had a splinter in my index finger the other day. I realized it when I got home after suddenly feeling a stinging pain. Initially I decided to ignore it and take the tweezers to it later. At the time it wasn’t really giving me pain. I figured I would just avoid directly touching anything with that finger for a while.

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“Thou Shalt Not Throw Shade”: Resisting The Spirit of Envy

Words To Live By
Throughout my life I’ve always been someone who celebrates others and their success. I love seeing my friends thrive and succeed. It makes me happy. As we get older, however, at different times this can be more of a challenge. That little coveting voice inside of us can rear its ugly head and easily manifest itself in the form of what we so popularly call “throwing shade”.

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You’re Down, But You’re Not Out

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The house was filled with people weeping and wailing, but he said, “Stop the weeping! She isn’t dead; she’s only asleep.” But the crowd laughed at him because they all knew she had died. Then Jesus took her by the hand and said in a loud voice, “My child, get up!”

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