Category Archives: Dumb things we do

Demanding Your Rights

… He was not worried about claiming His rights … Philippians 2:6   Jack Webb was a no nonsense TV detective on Dragnet.  I do not remember a single episode from the series (I was too young), but I do … Continue reading

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Developing the Mind

… have the mind of Christ … Philippians 2:5   Your mind is as valuable to God as your heart because you make decisions about how you will actually live with your mind.     While your heart determines how … Continue reading

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The Rights of Marriage

… consider the interests of others … Philippians 2:4   This morning I heard a commentator talk about how America is doomed to deteriorate from the stalemate in Washington DC, because we “love politics.”   He would have been more … Continue reading

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The Best Leadership

… in humility consider yourself less important than others … Philippians 2:3   In her recent book Quiet, Susan Cain reports that to survive in the MBA program at Harvard Business School you have to be an outgoing, aggressive, and … Continue reading

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Veneers of Sweetness

 … do nothing out of self-centeredness or out of pride …  Philippians 2:3a   This morning after clearing 5 inches of snow off my driveway and sidewalk, I did the same for my neighbor.  Before you give me a Gold … Continue reading

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Single-minded Unity

… be of one and the same mind, have the same love, be in full accord … You may be tempted to credit Oprah, Dr. Phil, Dr Oz, or one of a host of contemporary pop psychologists for this kernel of … Continue reading

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The Secret to Happiness

… make my joy for you complete … Philippians 2:2 It has been a good week for me as a parent.  Both of my sons texted me with good news.  One has landed a few new clients for his business … Continue reading

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