God loves us as we are, but he loves us too much to let us stay as we are
Jan09

God loves us as we are, but he loves us too much to let us stay as we are

Some people ask, “Why doesn’t God love us as we are? Why does he prescribe so many rules?” To understand God’s…

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Better to endure cravings that seem unbearable than to endure consequences that are unbearable
Jan08

Better to endure cravings that seem unbearable than to endure consequences that are unbearable

Suppose someone is trying to recover from alcoholism. They may still be subjected to strong cravings to drink. Suppose …

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The mind is a persecutor who pretends to be the persecuted
Jan07

The mind is a persecutor who pretends to be the persecuted

Few things stimulate human sympathy as much as the sight of someone being persecuted. We naturally want to do what we can …

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Happiness is found not in collecting and consuming, but in connecting and contributing
Jan06

Happiness is found not in collecting and consuming, but in connecting and contributing

Today’s corporate-controlled consumerist culture makes us believe that our success and happiness are defined by how…

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The more we are aimless, the more we become shameless

Suppose a student is on vacation, with nothing specific to do. They may spend days on pointless net surfing without feeling…

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