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In The Valley

In The Valley

I don’t know where this idea came from that Christians, because of their relationship with Christ shouldn’t experience life just as everyone else does. The perceived outside pressure that we should live in a state of continuous joy and peace can feel dehumanizing. The reality is that being a Christian doesn’t make us less human, in my own personal experience it made me more human and has made me approach life in a vulnerable way. Before you read the rest…

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Love?

Love?

As Christians we are called to a lofty standard. We are supposed to love our enemies (Matt 5:44), our neighbours (Mark 12:30-31), disciples should be known by the love they have for one another (John 13:34)… It really is a whole lotta love smorgasbord. Anyways, for a person like me, who wasn’t naturally in the wheelhouse of overwhelmingly positive feelings towards my fellow human beings, I found at times this concept beyond common sense and contrary to every fiber within…

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Banana man

Banana man

A friend sent me a link to a good documentary called The Fool. What I liked about it was observing how God can use things we perceive as failure and mistakes work towards spreading the gospel message and personal growth. If you watch the movie, you see that on more than one occasion Ray could have given up and said it’s too hard. The circumstance he found himself in would make most of us at least ask the question, God,…

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