Watch your mouth
Christian Life

Watch your mouth

What’s coming out of your mouth today? Obviously, right now we’re all super into washing our hands (anyone else’s hurt?) and minding how we cough/sneeze (dabbing is cool again!), but those aren’t the only contagion vectors we should be concerned about. Think about it. When you cough or sneeze, you make a choice. Do I …

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Peace I leave with you
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Social distancing, not spiritual distancing

It seems bleak right now, doesn’t it?⁣⁣ Schools closed.⁣⁣Events cancelled.⁣⁣States of emergency.⁣⁣ The news addiction is real, too. I’ve been on Facebook more in the last 24 hours than the last 24 days, watching reports—both official and anecdotal—roll in with increasing anxiety.⁣ It’s not the virus I’m concerned about. Yes, coronavirus is nasty. But people can …

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As endurance grows it releases perfection
Christian Life

Fruit whackin’

Have you noticed how when you ask God to give you more of some good character trait that you almost immediately run out of it? There’s nothing quite like praying for patience to conjure a traffic jam, for example. Ever wonder why? Personally, I always assumed it’s because if we want a new skill, we …

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Where sin abounds, grace abounds more
Christian Life

Wounds for grace

Ever wonder why whacking your head bleeds so much worse than, say, a papercut? (Although I’d argue the papercut hurts more. What IS that?) That’s because there are way more blood vessels in your head than your hand. Blood is a cleansing and protecting agent, and when you damage a vital spot, it bleeds more …

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