Monthly Archives: April 2021

Introspection–inner inspection to make life better

People who seldom search for wisdom inside themselves, leave much happiness on the shelf. If you never do an honest inner inspection, some introspection and self-examination, there’ll be much you don’t know about yourself. Mindfulness is observant. Mindlessness isn’t. Just … Continue reading

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Church is like speed dating

Church is like speed dating: sit and hear a few generalities about Jesus and then quickly move on. You can learn information about Jesus thru sermons,. You get to know Him by observing and interacting with Him through out each … Continue reading

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Self-improvement 6-pack

Observe, Experiment, & Learn Observe, experiment and learn how your mind and emotions work. Then you will know how to make them work for you, not against you. Look within you. Alter your thoughts, feelings, and desires until they produce … Continue reading

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Cruelty free is the best way to be

“Cruelty-free” shouldn’t just apply to animals, but to every stage of human life. Society tends to ignore intentional cruelty. In history it was slavery, Jim Crow, and genocide. Today it’s abortion. To devalue human life because of skin color (racism) … Continue reading

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What makes a great American?

If greatness in American history Was measured by How well a person lived by “Liberty and justice for all,” A lot of “great” Americans Would be demoted. Check out my Top 10 Greatest Americans by the standard of “liberty and … Continue reading

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Optimistic observations about observation

Inaccurate observation creates many physical, social, relational, mental, and emotional problems. Seeing things more clearly can help us avoid problems. Observation is the courage to see what’s really there, not just what you want to see. Inaccurate observation leads to … Continue reading

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What’s a wish worth?

You can wishFor a fishBut you’re more likelyTo catch a fishIf you goFishing.

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The Sunday morning church plot

Every SundayThe plot’s the same.We’ve made church so tame. Church teaches Christians to listen to a preacher. Perhaps it would be more effective if it taught us to listen to our conscience. If a church isn’t empowering people to daily … Continue reading

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How to gain from your pain

If you allow pain to close your heart, you’ll never get what you were supposed to gain from your pain. Even when you can’t change your circumstances, you can choose whether to let them irritate you or polish you. Excuses … Continue reading

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History too often trivializes the terrible

History as it is written is usually cleaned up and sanitized. As it happened, it was a smorgasbord of good and bad, just like the present is. However, after a country’s historians finish with it, history is tidied up to … Continue reading

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