What is self-love? The phrase self-love is all over social media. We hear things such as you must learn to love yourself before someone else will. Love yourself first. My personal favorite, treat yo’ self! While there is nothing inherently wrong with these, it misses the other side of true self-love. This topic has taken me a […]
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I was watching Doctor Who tonight. It was a Christmas episode from 2014 and spoke about living a dream within a dream. Holographic universe theory and Simulation theory both state that this universe isn’t truly real. The only thing that has been shown to be real however, is the consciousness that makes up this reality. […]
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Maybe it’s just the insane amount of patriotic music i’ve been listening to, or reading Dallas Willard or the podcasts I’ve heard recently. Quite possibly its probably a mixture of it all.I heard a song and while i don’t remember the words completely its something along the lines of, “Thank you God for this great […]
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Could it be that there’s a perfect blend of light and dark. Much like a beautiful sunrise. The light of the sun penetrates through the darkness of the trees. With out this contrast where would be our humility. If we only see darkness we care not at all and there is nothing in us that […]
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There is always this idea that we have to save as many souls as possible before the end of the world comes. We have to be “diligent” in service so that the Judgment of God will in essence be less bad than another’s judgment. Aka how loud and good can we get at selling this […]
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Every month I receive the Voice of the Martyrs magazine. http://www.persecution.com/public/homepage.aspx?clickfrom=bWFpbl9tZW51 (the website it you’re interested). It’s a free subscription and highly recommended to all. But I read the front page article and the words I read left me completely baffled and speechless. It is a well known fact (at least I think so…not quite […]
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In his book, Strength To Love, Martin Luther King Jr. writes, “A second lesson [of Love in action] comes to us from Jesus’ prayer on the cross. It is an expression of Jesus’ awareness of man’s intellectual and spiritual blindness. ‘They know not what they do,’ said Jesus. Blindness was their trouble; enlightenment was their […]
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“Blessed are you when men hate you, when they exclude you and insult you and reject your name as evil, because of the Son of Man” (Luke 6:22), “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As […]
Read More A few late night thoughts on Love.
We are all the same. Made the same. It is by what we have that we think we need to define ourselves. So in taking into account the things we own we place importance among ourselves. When in all actuality we are the same. We are born the same way, flesh, into this cold and […]
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a mustard seed In the gospels were constantly told about having faith like a mustard seed and how the kingdom of God is like a mustard seed. I’ve always thought that this is such a great parable but never quite grasped the real picture Jesus was trying to get at. So I googled some pictures. […]
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