Category Archives: The Normal Christian Life

Christsanity (Christ-sanity)

HumanityHas toMentally battleFor sanity,To inwardly fightTo overcome frightAnd the dark nightOf the soul.The risen JesusIs the lightWho can lead usTo the delightOf Christsanity. Welcoming the risen Jesus into the building called your brain and the house called your heart is … Continue reading

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Being real matters! (Being fake {like a tin man} won’t make it.)

People weren’t madeTo be like a tin guy.You know why?We have hearts to feelAnd tears to cry.Be real! When we’re hollow like a tin man, we feel empty. Be real! Jesus denounced role players and called them hypocrites. His Beatitudes … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa did this:

Mother Teresa traced the tracks of Christ with her feet and while doing so she transformed her life and the life of countless others. Now the Catholic Church has officially called her a saint. The truth is: All genuine Christ-followers … Continue reading

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Top Ten Greatest Books

What are the world’s 10 greatest books?  Here are the top 10 books that have had the most impact on my life: 1)  The Bible:  I’ve read it almost daily for 42 years.  There have been times that I have … Continue reading

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