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When You Feel Damaged, Invisible, Irrelevant and Ashamed

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Pay Debt

Is debt consolidation a good way to get out of debt? No, it’s not. Debt consolidation companies try to position themselves that way, but they don’t even come close to addressing or solving the real problem. Here’s the big reason debt consolidation isn’t a good idea. It makes you feel like you truly did something […]

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Hat Trick

In sports such as hockey or soccer, if a team or individual scores three goals, it has performed what is called a “hat trick.” In the most recent term of the U.S. Supreme Court, there was a “hat trick” that occurred in the arena of religious freedom. In one case, Shurtleff v. Boston, the right […]

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Happy
Thoughts

Positive thinking helps our moods, attitudes, and lives. What skills do you need when you feel you have become a negative person?

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Do We Need
HOPE?

Sometimes that question is a no-brainer. We turn on the news or pull it up online and are instantly bombarded with pain and struggle. We’re left working through questions about the meaning of life and why things like [fill in the blank] happen. Yes, we need lots of hope, and we need it fast! Then […]

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He Is Not Ashamed
by
Erik Raymond

We are at an interesting point in history in which, when people look to the past, they seem more likely to cringe than to celebrate. It has become customary for people to look to their forbears and then disavow them or apologize for them in what has become almost a ritualistic purgation. There are many […]

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Tearing Us Apart
by
Ryan T. Anderson and Alexandra DeSanctis

I have read quite a number of books on the subject of abortion. Almost invariably, those books focus on the harm abortion does to an unborn child. And for good reason—abortion is the unjust and immoral killing of a human being. While society around us attempts to disguise abortion through a host of denials or […]

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Hope for Busted Up Sinners like Me

For honest Christians (should there be any other kind?),becoming like Jesus Christ—or what Scripture callssanctification— is often ananticlimactic process. No matter how much better we become over time, no matter how much more loving, joyful, peaceful, patient, kind, good, faithful, gentle, and self-controlled we are this year compared to last year (Galatians 5:22-23), we never […]