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Is it Possible to Stop Sinning? – The Simple Antidote

Is it Possible to Stop Sinning? – The Simple Antidote

Today was a horrible day. Some would judge me and say I am oppressed by religious guilt over being human, maybe I even need counseling to help myself believe that the "petty things" I regret are truly petty. But, I know it's more than that. It's not about the actual...

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For When You Just Don’t Love God…

For When You Just Don’t Love God…

Someone very dear to me confessed to me once 'but I just don't love God like that! if heaven is all white robes, playing harps and praising God all day, I'm not even sure I want to go there" This may be a trite and imperfect description of heaven uttered in a huff of...

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The Binding Force of Lasting Relationships

The Binding Force of Lasting Relationships

A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter; he who finds one finds a treasure. - Sirach 6:14 Cute words for a coffee mug... but how often do we really find these lasting relationships in our cancel culture anymore? I know I used to take friendship for granted. I loved...

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The Difference between Magic and Miracles…

The Difference between Magic and Miracles…

A letter for the New Year... I'm so tired of Hallmark and Pixar stealing the word miracle and degrading it to "magic". The world would have us believe that the two concepts are completely interchangeable... or else, if there has to be a difference, that magic is a...

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Is it Possible for my Love for God to be too Emotional?

Is it Possible for my Love for God to be too Emotional?

Oh, My God, I love Thee! (the undeniable cry of my heart as long as I have charismatic gifts, my prayers are answered, and the music at Church was moving). Oh yes, the feeling is incredible, the Jesus-high! Higher than any other earthly high. Tears come easy over...

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How to Practice Mortification in Everyday Life

How to Practice Mortification in Everyday Life

The ability to make sacrifices in service of a greater good is the hallmark of maturity. - Jordan Peterson Despite the horrors and negative connotations connected with its name, all mortification means is simply that one chooses what is right over how they "feel". It...

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