I want to ask.

"Don't ask why, just do it", is hardly a way to lead others. People under the burden of the "just do it" crazymaker aren't free to ask why. Asking questions is considered rebellious, defiant, and insubordinate. Obedience, they feel, should be automatic and unquestioned. Yet to forbid questions greatly discourages the formation of responsibility in …

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It takes a village?

I'm not sure how we migrated from two parents wanting to raise a child, to the governmental welfare system doing it?  The original mindset was to offer a shoulder to lean on when child rearing in African villages that honored the institution of family.  In our western civilization, we have turned it into entitlement; leaning …

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It has gone before you

I think schooling is the foundation for a future set-up, but I cannot negate that college is a multi-million dollar business that potentially erodes the infra-structure of learning. Post-poning life through experience can make the student believe he is re-inventing the wheel or make him a sudden expert on topics many have already tried and …

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Jesus had a tatt

I have heard a lot of religious jargon defining laws and making regulation of behavior simply because they feared man running rampant with sin.  Coming out of religious organization was the best thing I could have done and I knowingly did it despite the rejection I would receive from church folk.  Have I told Jesus …

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California insight

Seeing spiritually means listening to the Holy Spirit's truth above the media or history that tells a slanted view.  So much about our trip to California this time last year was prophetically pointing toward the changes we see unfolding today in our personal lives. It seems natural that after a shaking there comes a rebuilding, …

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