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What Shall It Profit?

The devotees to the ideas of man may think this is foolish, but no other way could work for me. These other ways of thinking can probably solve most problems in my life if the only thing I care about is my humanity. In fact, no other method than faith in the Lord Jesus Christ has the potential to save what is most precious to me, which is my soul, and so, it becomes most important to me.

After Many Days

Impatience is something I fight constantly. I’m the sort of person that once I know what I want, I expect to be able to obtain it as soon as possible, usually by doing some small task and then being done with it. I find it difficult to wait. 2 people like this post. Like Unlike

Shafts in the Whirlwind

I remember seeing a documentary on one of those cable channels about what a tornado can do with just a few sticks. The force of the wind is so strong that it can force a small piece of wood through a wall. A larger projectile does all the more damage, impaled in solid structures with […]

Following Your Heart, Following God, When Life Is Out of Control and Impossible

The following is my response to someone in a different setting who is having a legitimately very difficult time in her life right now. She started off by talking about the suggestion someone else made that she should follow her heart. I’m not going to include what she wrote, because I don’t have her permission, […]

The Value of Willing

Sometimes it is so difficult to feel like I’ve made progress. No matter what successes I’ve had in turning my behavior around, I find new things that I need to deal with. I preach against it regularly—the idea that all you need to do is to decide to quit and you’re done. Everything about myself […]

The Key to My Peace

I’m sad today at the passing of a friend whom I did not know well because of distance, but who impressed me beyond words with his kindness and willingness to go more than the one extra mile Jesus enjoined us. If asked, I think he would have gone a thousand extra miles, and sometimes without […]