Much of our focus is driven by opinion. Our opinion. Their opinion. Public opinion. We call it peer pressure, social influence, or keeping up with the Jones. It’s all the same. We’re driven ...

Movie credits can eat up as much as ten minutes of a film’s total run time. Writers devote pages to bibliographies to give credit to quoted sources. We can’t steal other people’s ideas ...

We can become inured to the most beautiful things. They become background to us, and we forget to see them as the magnificent vistas they are. Sunrises. We see one every day on the way to work, ...

True gratefulness is a hard-earned attribute. We can only possess it when we’ve been in need or worked hard to achieve a goal. It’s the man or woman who’s done without for an extended time ...

Many people think of Sunday as the Lord’s day. Others look to Saturday, as it’s the seventh day of the week. The day we offer to God is less important than giving him time out of our week. ...

What do we mean by sacrifice? Does God expect a dismembered animal on a stone altar? Is that what pleases him these days? Or is it our money? If we give enough, can we gain entrance to ...

A pat on the back always feels good. We make the bed every day, and hearing that our work is appreciated makes a difference. The next time, we do our job with a lighter heart. At work, we get ...

Schoolchildren love the opposite game. Whatever they say, the listener must do the opposite. “Stop jumping!” and they must continue to jump. “Scratch your head,” and they begin to scratch ...

Happiness is a flighty guest. We can’t count on it to stick around. Even when we make up a room in our home and hang a sign on the door, “For Happiness, only,” it’s rarely occupied. Even ...

―  Also find us at www.MyChurchNotes.com  ― We know the manger scene by heart. Baby Jesus snuggles in a straw-filled manger, and on either side hover Mary and Joseph, looking ...

There are some days that our only solution is to lift our hands and shout before our King. Psalm 100:1-5 is our enthusiastic prayer before the Lord! It’s our praise of joy in him! It’s our ...

If we enjoy the Christmas story and leave Jesus in the manger, we’ve missed out on the real reason for the season. Christ started his earthly life in that straw-filled bin, but the story didn’t ...

Our earthly houses are built of brick and mortar. We finish them out with trim, paint, and elegant lighting. We love to show them off, and we’re brokenhearted when they gain a patina of age ...

Much of our focus is driven by opinion. Our opinion. Their opinion. Public opinion. We call it peer pressure, social influence, or keeping up with the Jones. It’s all the same. We’re driven ...

Movie credits can eat up as much as ten minutes of a film’s total run time. Writers devote pages to bibliographies to give credit to quoted sources. We can’t steal other people’s ideas ...

We can become inured to the most beautiful things. They become background to us, and we forget to see them as the magnificent vistas they are. Sunrises. We see one every day on the way to work, ...

True gratefulness is a hard-earned attribute. We can only possess it when we’ve been in need or worked hard to achieve a goal. It’s the man or woman who’s done without for an extended time ...

Many people think of Sunday as the Lord’s day. Others look to Saturday, as it’s the seventh day of the week. The day we offer to God is less important than giving him time out of our week. ...

What do we mean by sacrifice? Does God expect a dismembered animal on a stone altar? Is that what pleases him these days? Or is it our money? If we give enough, can we gain entrance to ...

A pat on the back always feels good. We make the bed every day, and hearing that our work is appreciated makes a difference. The next time, we do our job with a lighter heart. At work, we get ...
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