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Commandments for Today

Douglas Taylor-Weiss, rector of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Dayton, Ohio, has proposed a new set of Ten Commandments based on his observations ...

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A Fruitless Quest

The search for self-fulfillment is endless, and endlessly frustrating.

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The Worst Hypocrisy

What was so bad about [the Pharisees'] hypocrisy? If we think of it as consisting merely in their teaching or pretending one thing while in fact practicing ...

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The Principle of Hell

The one principle of hell is "I am my own!"

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Beware Ambition

They that soar too high often fall hard; which makes a low and level dwelling preferrable. The tallest trees are most in the power of the winds, and ambitious ...

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Downward Mobility

Everything in me wants to move upward. Downward mobility with Jesus goes radically against my inclinations, against the advice of the world surrounding ...

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No Cross to Bear?

A number of religious groups have climbed on the yuppie bandwagon. They tell us, "If you want anything bad enough, you just claim it and God will ...

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Creating What Destroys Us

In The Wounded Healer, Henri Nouwen retells a tale from ancient India: Four royal brothers decided each to master a special ability. Time went by, and ...

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