Category Archives: Making Changes in Your Life

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Make It Simpler Please

Some of you have told me I need to make it simpler to sign onto my new blog – The Melody of the Holy Spirit. Like provide a link and clear instructions. Here it is. Click on this link. melody33.com. … Continue reading

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320. Out with the Old, in with the New

Paul was speaking about salvation in 2 Corinthians 5:17 when he wrote, “The old has gone the new has come.” I hope he won’t mind if I apply his message to the subject of blogs. Or, rather, I hope the … Continue reading

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313. Forgetting Yourself

Owen Barfield wrote of C. S. Lewis: “At a certain stage in his life, he deliberately ceased to take any interest in himself…I suggest what began as deliberate choice became at length (as he no doubt always intended it should) … Continue reading

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310. Don’t Take Things Personally

Jesus tells His disciples in Matthew 6 not to take things personally but to forgive others who sin against you. He exemplified His advice when He forgave those who crucified Him. I once tutored a college student who took everything … Continue reading

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299. Egocide

Suicide is devastating for the body, but egocide is good for the soul. Ego is what you and I call “myself,” and too much emphasis on self can lead to depression and other dark places. I’m speaking of dwelling on … Continue reading

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297. An Antidote to Dark Places

Thinking of ourselves first and foremost and ruminating on our past failures brings us into dark places, not the least of which is depression. It is as if a man walks from the sunlight into a dense fog. Jesus says, … Continue reading

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282. Changing Your Thinking

Round and round your mind goes: thinking about mistakes you have made, agonizing over a lost love, dreading the upcoming company reorganization. It’s difficult to reign in your thoughts, nearly impossible in fact, unless you have something to replace them. … Continue reading

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