Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Love category

Snarky

Sin sneaks into my life in various ways, such as meditating on less noble things that lead to anger, resentment, or pride. The result is not good and I can become snarky. …

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The Paradox of Love - Grace and Truth

I used to think that love was a "balance between grace and truth" - as if they could be separated. Sometimes, I communicate with EITHER grace OR truth, but not both. The result is a…

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Do You Love Me?

Jesus reinstates Peter after his three denials of knowing Him by asking Peter three times if he loves Him. This moment between the two of them is intimate and loving. …

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Growing in Child-Likeness: Devoted to Family

Be devoted to one another in brotherly love, give preference to one another in honor. Romans 12:10 NASB …

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And This is Love: Keeping God's Commandments

The Great Commandment calls me to love God with all my heart, soul, strength, and mind, and to love others as I love myself. What is the best way to love God? The apostle John says, …

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And This Is Love: Pray

Loving and caring for my brothers and sisters sometimes requires helping to meet needs: physical, emotional, financial, and sometimes spiritual. At the heart of many spiritual challenges is the issue…

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And This is Love: Loving Inch-by-Inch

Are you like me in finding it easier to love "Humanity" - the world, rather than loving "humanity" - my brother and sister? In 1 John 3:16, the apostle John points out the need to…

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And This is Love - Generosity

Just as eternal life does not dwell in a murderer (1 John 3:15), so Godly love does not dwell in a miser (1 John 3:17). …

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Honey or Vinegar?

"I am so sorry. I spilled coffee on your clean counter." With a disarming laugh and a twinkle in his eye, the manager of the convenience store who had been cleaning the counter replied,…

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Just a Glimpse

Glimpse - a momentary or partial view. …

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