No thanks, I just had a fresh apple

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The love of the world cannot be expunged by a mere demonstration of the world’s worthlessness. But may it not be supplanted by the love of that which is more worthy than itself? The heart cannot be prevailed upon to part with the world, by a simple act of resignation. But may not the heart be prevailed upon to admit into its preference another, who shall subordinate the world, and bring it down from its wonted ascendancy?* We were meant to have an appetite. It’s good. The problem comes when …

Growth

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This year… I will promise to remember. I will remember that all that is good comes from the God who is good. I will remember that all that is wrong comes from separating from God and his goodness. I will remember that God kept his promise to restore life in a world ravaged by death. I will remember God. Why? Why remember God? Why is it even necessary? Am I concussed? Dazed and confused… yes. I can find hope when I pull away from the river of consumption and chaos …