Tag: Christian living

Tightrope walker

Spiritual Counterbalance

When I was a teenager my mother was in a wheelchair. In order to go upstairs we had a lift installed. The lift was unpowered. It worked by weights. The weights were exactly the same as my mother and her wheelchair. To go up or down all she had to do was to turn a…
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September 13, 2018 0
Man sawing tree sitting on the branch

The Power of Proverbs

Proverbs are generally fairly short statements that are designed to teach us something. They have been used since ancient times as a teaching tool. They are easy to remember and can come to mind when we face situations that are particularly relevant to their application. Although they date from ancient times they have enjoyed a…
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September 5, 2018 0
Wise owl

What is Wisdom?

Wisdom is one of those words that people struggle to define. Many people use knowledge and wisdom interchangeably. This definition does not work for me. Adolf Hitler had knowledge but by no stretch of the imagination was Hitler wise! Others would say that wisdom is the way knowledge is used. This idea has more to…
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August 23, 2018 0