The importance of nourishing friendships

The world-renowned psychologist, Sigmund Freud, died at the age of 83, a bitter and disillusioned man. Though he was one of the most influential…

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Get your passion back!

A shopper approached the perfume counter at a department store and asked the saleswoman…

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Winning the battle over sluggishness

An old mountaineer and his wife were sitting in front of the fireplace one evening just passing the time. Soon, they heard what they thought were raindrops falling…

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Press on in hope!

The Reverend Ben Patterson once said, “Hope delivers us from the despair that nothing we do matters, and enables us to tackle even the most menial job with vigor.” He goes on…

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Are you wise, or just smart?

The famous author and inventor, Arthur C. Clarke once wrote…

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The danger of having a jealous heart

The famous novelist and playwright Samuel Beckett received great recognition for his work—but not from everyone. Beckett’s marriage was plagued by his wife’s jealousy…

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Use your words wisely

Several years ago a professor at the University of Pennsylvania was known for giving boring, cliché-ridden lectures. At the beginning of one semester…

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Staying committed to your higher calling

The Civil War might have been averted and a peaceful emancipation of slaves achieved had there been more people like journalist Elijah Lovejoy. After observing one lynching,

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Make disciples today

We’re all involved in the work of making disciples. The question is, whose disciples are we making? Every single day, through your words, actions, or even inaction, you draw someone near to Christ or push them away. As Paul Gilbert wrote…

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The importance of taking personal responsibility

Not long ago, a young woman was attacked in a New York residential area while at least 38 neighbors watched from their windows. And during the course of the 30-minute assault…

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