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279. I Give Up

“He must become greater; I must become less.” – John 3:30 One day, in the midst of my Great Depression, the Holy Spirit prompted me to ask, “Who is in charge of my life, God or me?” Intellectually I said, … Continue reading

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278. Doing Too Much

Doing too much leads to stress. Stress can lead to anxiety and depression. Anxiety and depression can cause you to live in dark places. You can get lost in dark places and not find your way out. Don’t get lost … Continue reading

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256. On Vacation

It will be 30 below zero in Minneapolis sometime tomorrow and bitterly cold all next week. So…I’m going south for a week. My next blog will be January 14. Stay warm.

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251. The Landscape of My Life

As I suffered through four years of depression, I prayed for divine healing – that is, Jesus healing me on the spot as He did with the man who was blind. God had another plan. First was medication for my … Continue reading

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249. An Antidote for Drifting Away

“We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.” (Hebrews 2:1) This verse is crucially important  in our spiritual walk but is important also in our natural walk. For example, … Continue reading

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240. Five Traits that can Cause Depression

The twenty-first century is starting to be called the age of melancholy, that is, feeling down or being downright depressed. It is well understood that traumatic events can cause depression; just look at the soldiers returning from Afghanistan. A less … Continue reading

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239. Become a Confirmed Non-Perfectionist

Many of us are plagued with the desperate compulsion to be perfect. We operate in a world where we are taught that anything less than total flawlessness is utter failure. This includes school grades, job assignments, household chores, measuring up … Continue reading

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229. On Vacation

I’ll be at the Gettysburg Battlefield and surrounding area all next week, a trip on my bucket list. Tune back on October 8 for my next posting. Perhaps it will be something about Gettysburg.

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210. Trust in God

Now is the time to determine where your trust is. Do you look forward to a life of ease with a good job, all the money you need, and good health? O, foolish ones, these things can turn on a … Continue reading

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206. Say “No!” to the Surface You

The previous blog talked of being The Inward Person. How can that be done? You have a body that is on the surface. You have a mind, will, and emotions that are below the surface but are not the deepest … Continue reading

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