An Unlikely Lesson

One of the most impactful books I’ve read is C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters. It’s an account of a master demon, Screwtape, advising his young nephew, Wormwood, on how to distract their human “patients” and turn them away from God. Early into the book we read: “All you have to do us to keep out of […]

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Boiling Frog

If you threw a frog into boiling water it would immediately jump out, recognizing the danger of the heat. If, however, a frog sitting in room temperature water being slowly heated to boiling point the frog would stay put until its death, never realizing its harmful surroundings. I fear we are much the same.

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Star Wars And Our Identity Issues

Luke and Leia Skywalker were separated at birth but years later they had an inherent feeling that they were connected. Eventually they found out their identities and it just made sense. In the same way, we were created to be complete when reunited with God. And when we finally realize that, two things happen: life begins to make sense and we begin to feel whole.

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Treating Others With Dignity

Do all people deserve to be treated with dignity and respect? Maybe not, but I would hope so. If we’re being honest, I think it’s easier to treat people based on their merits. If they are nice to you, it’s not hard to reciprocate. But if you’re not being treated well, it’s almost effortless to […]

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