Tag Archives: love

All Sins Are Not Born Equal

A Christian with a huge Twitter following quoted his friend saying “Once we realize that we’re all equally awful and equally loved everything changes.” That’s not what the Bible says. The Bible does not say all people are equally awful. … Continue reading

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“Whodunnit?” From the mouths of babes …

Kids Ask Some Great Questions I first became a judge in 1995, and my kids were really young. They liked coming to the courthouse and seeing where Dad worked. One time my son asked about the people in jail. He … Continue reading

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The Abuse of People Pleasing

[Today’s guest post is presented anonymously. If you’d like to leave a comment for the writer, let’s call her Maria.] I was abused as a child and teased in school, so that opened the door up for me to be, … Continue reading

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Running Like an Inflated Drunk

[From the archives.] Contrary to the impression I might have given with posts on running a 6 mile obstacle course and a half-marathon in the Happiest Place on Earth, I am not wont to join a few thousand strangers in … Continue reading

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The Last Supper: lessons of love for the Apostles and you

[From the archives, a look at lessons Jesus taught before and after Easter Sunday.] Getting Personal John paints a portrait of Jesus in words of love. Not so much about John’s love for his Savior, but words of his Savior’s love … Continue reading

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Political arguments are weaker than personal love

[Updated from the archives for this post election season.] I don’t think an argument has ever changed my heart. Sure arguments might change minds, but only love changes hearts. In fact, I think most people would rather be encouraged than … Continue reading

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Dealing with Issues

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Everyone Has a Choice: fear and love

Don’t Give In to Those Who Motivate by Fear Fear of the other, fear of those not like us, fear of the strange and unfamiliar – these can be strong motivators when wielded by people with an agenda. Don’t follow … Continue reading

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Cowboy Gets Bushwhacked – the Cowboy Saga, part five

I tipped my hat down over my eyes as we rode into the sun dropping lower on the horizon. The trail boss did the same. “We’ll be able to go to church tomorrow morning,” he said. “Is your cousin Cath… Is Miss Elliot going … Continue reading

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The Perils of Passionate Speech

I hear the excuse of passion often. Someone says something outrageous and their defenders say: You can’t blame a person for being passionate. Sure, but you have to love their passion. Yes, but that was the passion talking. To which … Continue reading

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