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Nature vs. Nature

Regardless of how it’s couched, framed or stated, here’s what I have found: when I do good, I feel good; when I don’t, I don’t. Continue reading

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What Goes Around

Raking up leaves that you know came from your neighbor’s trees might lead to unexpected insights… and a neater lawn. Continue reading

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Instruction

We learn forgiveness
flows in every direction
or not at all.
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Beyond Doctrine

It’s hard to get used to something you always avoid and actually returning good for evil is something most of us avoid. Continue reading

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Emancipation Proclamation

I remember thinking in my much younger years that the Carpenter’s teaching on forgiveness was just one more example of how he required more of us than was humanly reasonable. Forgiving someone seventy times? In a day? Yeah, right.

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Patterns

Either we teach our children and ourselves that love is unconditional or we teach them that it is earned and subject to change without notice. Continue reading

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