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Danger of the Unexamined Self

Refusing to deal with our own potential for evil can make even our goodness dangerous.


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Humor: God Is on *My* Side

At the board meeting: "So the vote is as follows: Larry, Ruth, Dan, Sid, and Marcia are for the proposal. God and I are against."


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But for the Grace of God...

As murder story writers assume, and as most of us learn in experience, we have in us capacities for fury, fear, envy, greed, conceit, callousness, and ...


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Good and Evil in Every Heart

If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy ...


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The Seemingly Right Thing

At their school carnival, our kids won four free goldfish (lucky us!), so out I went Saturday morning to find an aquarium. The first few I priced ranged ...


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Blessed Humility

Whoever can weep over himself for one hour is greater than the one who is able to teach the whole world; whoever recognizes the depth of his own frailty ...


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Pointing Fingers

Many Christians define sin as the sum total of acts which they themselves do not commit.


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Aiming Too High

Some people get so caught up in their own holiness that they look at the Trinity for a possible vacancy.


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Inflated Self-Image

Sometimes we are moved by compassion and think it zeal. We blame small things in others, and pass over greater things in ourselves. Quickly enough we ...


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Brutal Honesty

The man who is brutally honest enjoys the brutality quite as much as the honesty. Possibly more.


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