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Tag Archive: Christian walk

Apr 14 2013

Two Ways

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 We ought not to live in the past. We ought to forget the things that are behind — and reach forward to the things that are ahead. "Forward, and not back," is the motto of Christian hope. The best days are not any days we have lived already — but days …

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Sep 02 2012

The Interweaving of the Days

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 It is a good thing to learn to live by the day. We should devote all our strength to the doing well of each day’s tasks — and then should disengage ourselves altogether from its entanglements. Emerson puts it well: “Finish every day — and be done with it. You have …

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Aug 19 2012

When Kindness is Unkind

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 The demand today is that all things should be made easy. It is so in homes. Nothing must be hard for children. They must be tenderly nurtured. Their burdens must not be made too heavy. Their tasks must not be made too exacting. Their wishes must never be refused. Even their …

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Feb 16 2009

Those Who Can Make You Believe Absurdities Can Make You Commit Atrocities

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Voltaire, the French author, (1694 – 1778), coined the above quote and this statement is as true today as it was when he first spoke it. The television and newspaper news are replete with atrocities committed. This phenomenon first began at the beginning of humanity’s history. Eve was deceived by the serpent into believing that …

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