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When Standards Differ; Choosing Love Over Judgement

When Standards Differ; Choosing Love Over Judgement

Feb 20, 2017 | 4 Comments

  Have you ever noticed that within the Christian community (and even outside of it) there is a wide range of differing stances that people have on topics such appearance, music, education, dancing, drinking, dating, etc.?   Each person and family has their own reasons behind the standards they have.  These standards which are often […]

When Our Path Draws Negative Reactions From People

When Our Path Draws Negative Reactions From People

Feb 6, 2017 | 2 Comments

Within many of us is a deep rooted desire to do something of importance and significance in life.  As Christian’s, often that will mean going down a path that other people, unbelievers and Christians alike, may not understand and may even criticize.  When we pursue the path God has for us, and the dreams and […]

I Want To Be Real

I Want To Be Real

Jan 16, 2017 | No Comments

On a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis I have the choice to decide how to present myself to others, and to a certain degree, what part of my personality, character, and habits I will reveal and what parts I will hide. This all combined will create a perception of me in the minds of others. […]

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