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    Like Little Children

    “Why so serious?” – The Joker (The Dark Knight 2) Do you ever let yourself relax enough to feel like a kid, again? Do you splash in puddles, or do you complain every time it rains? Do you ever run away from your significant other, sing-songing, “You can’t catch me!“, or are you too worried about what others might think? As adults, for whatever reason, we seem to lose our ability to play. Instead, life becomes serious, and we worry about keeping up appearances. In Matthew 18:3, Jesus says that, in order to get into heaven, we need to become like little children {note: He doesn’t say become children, but…

  • Relationships

    Before It’s Too Late: Relationship Red Flags

    They are always there. But you’re probably not looking for them. Maybe you weren’t taught to. Yet, it’s so important that you are aware! I’m talking about the signs… red flags that warn you to pay attention, take notice. Subtle clues that things aren’t as bright as they may seem. I wasn’t taught to be aware of these things. (Then again, I didn’t have the Internet so readily available back then, either!) So, I blindly stumbled through my dating years and into marriage, naive about how to guard my heart. I see it so clearly now. A person’s true character will always be revealed, eventually. This is part of the…