Do not be afraid

If there’s any single topic I am convinced I can speak with authority on, it’s fear. I’ve battled fear for as long as I can remember.  It colors my childhood memories.  The struggle was given a name as a teenager when it became known as panic attacks. Much of my life has been spent trying […]

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How to make sense of God

I have a lot of experience being angry with God. It often feels like He has frustrated me to no end. The relationship I’ve had with Him has left a lot to be desired. Where to begin? Assuming you even buy standard Christian theology, you start from the premise that “I’m not God,” which means much of […]

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The Power of Darkness

***Note: it’s likely important for me to emphasize the limits of my anger to adult interpersonal relationships and the limits of my actions to verbal comments therein. That is the full extent of my thoughts and actions, and everything written here is only understood within this context, and nothing more*** I’ve been airing some of […]

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Healing to know

The sad thing about my last post is I could have said SO much more about “Star Wars.”  I have problems. That post led us back to a theme I hit on in this blog’s third post, “An Adjustment of My Own” – if you’re interested in finding out if something is true – if […]

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Echoes of your own voice

I want to ask you to focus your powers of observation on yourself to the best of your abilities (it’d be a good idea to seek the input of trusted friends, too; they often see us for who we are better than we do). We’ve discussed anger and lust as two emotions which commonly cloud […]

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Angry people

Ahhhh….take a deep breath and inhale the aroma of our culture: “Don’t touch my rights!!!!! How DARE you… “…take away my guns!!!…” “…not let me marry who I want!!!…” “…take prayer out of schools!!!…” “…kill old ladies and the poor!!!…” “What do you think you’re DOING??? How could you… “…vote for that communist??!!…” “…vote for […]

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