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“The Walking Wounded”

Following the “Path to Freedom” is not a musical romp down the yellow-brick road. Those walking the path do so in a wounded state, since we are all wounded in one way or another. The following words were written by … Continue reading

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“Standing Still Moves Us Forward”

“The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple.” Psalm 119:130 ESV …..and simple-minded is how we act when we turn to our flesh for the answers that come to us in such devastatingly painful ways … Continue reading

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“Stumbling on the Path”

Recently I stumbled on my “Path to Freedom.” My stumbling did not involve succumbing to the most destructive of the demons of my past; the drugs, the alcohol, the pornography. No, it was none of those things. Nonetheless, I did … Continue reading

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“There Is Empathy In Harmony, And Harmony In Love”

Why is living in harmony important to us, why shouldn’t it be difficult, and how does it fit in with the overall theme of “Finding The Path To Freedom”? Living in harmony is important to us because God says we are … Continue reading

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“Stepping Through The Minefields Of Sin”

“As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he rose and followed him.”  Matthew 9:9 ESV When Jesus called Matthew to follow Him, … Continue reading

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“Heartfelt, Humble Steps”

This article was originally published in “The Oakdale Chronicles” on October 18, 2013. Following our individual paths to freedom is really all about following Jesus Christ, and in this article I wrote about a book that had impacted me greatly … Continue reading

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“Seeing The Suffering”

One of the benefits of enduring our own suffering, regardless of the origin, is the ability it gives us to see the suffering in others and to respond to it with empathy. None of us enjoys suffering, but we must always consider … Continue reading

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“Taking Significant Steps”

“And Peter answered him, “Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.” He said, “Come.” So Peter got out of the boat and walked on the water and came to Jesus.” Matthew 14:28-29 ESV … Continue reading

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“Raising The White Flag”

“But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” (1 Corinthians 15:57 ESV) There is a tendency to associate ‘surrendering’ with ‘losing’ or being a ‘loser’. While this certainly might be a proper viewpoint when discussing … Continue reading

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