Hardened Hearts: Can We Really Do All Things Through Christ?

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The Pharaoh of Exodus is a villain whose heart goes from bad to worse. He is the poster boy for hardened hearts. We do not want to be like him. We should warn each other of the dangers of hardening our hearts, not to judge one another, but to help one another. Social media is best when used to connect with friends enjoying life. It is also the best way to enjoy the strange behavior of cats (without all the shedding). Social media is most destructive when it is a forum …

GOOD Ole Boys

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I am glad to be a southerner. I respect a long list of southerners historically and currently; even a few called “Reb”. That does not always come across in the things I say. Some who have reacted emotionally to anti-Confederate posts are truly heroic advocates for God’s grace and mercy for all people. I know that personally. Some southern flags are the focus of a lot of intense debate. Because there is so much more going on just beneath the surface, In this context I want to offer a word of affirmation for southern …

A Land That I Love

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My wife loves me. She sees good in me. She is loyal to me. I am grateful for that. My wife is not delusional. She sees problems in me. She challenges me. I am grateful for that. I am American. It is a land that I love. I can love my homeland without being delusional. I am grateful for that. I love American courage. We have a heritage of challenging the status quo, of standing up for what is right. America has done that over and over; often against standing up to America’s own …