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How Jesus Wants Us to View the World
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I love Eugene Peterson’s translation of Matthew 6:

Jesus says, “Your eyes are windows into your body. If you open your eyes wide in wonder and belief, your body fills up with light. If you life squinty-eyed in greed and distrust, your body is a dank cellar. If you pull the blinds on your windows, what a dark life you will have.”

So here’s a confession. I often live in the darkness. I often do not trust people. In the world of Facebook and Twitter where you can get criticized on the hour, distrust is easy to build.

But the truth is…

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“Who Did God Wire You To Be?” by Bob Goff
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Have you ever considered that we are the best evidence of God’s creative expression? Forget snowflakes; just look at your friends.

The Bible wasn’t all about getting everybody lined up in order, thinking the same way about the same things. The religious people of the day thought that they had things figured out with rules upon rules, but they missed the point. Some religious people still do that today. They act as if the bible is a code of conduct; but it’s not. Instead, it’s a narrative about Jesus’ authority and the opportunity to do life with Him. The bible also isn’t about getting people to become Christians. It is the story about a God who made the world; how He interacted with it; how His creation drifted away from Him; and how God made a path back to [...]

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Why I’m Not More Public About My Faith
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Occasionally I get criticized for being less public about my faith than others. This criticism always strikes me as odd because I’ve written six or seven books largely about faith, but nevertheless I understand where it’s coming from.

Many are willing to take public stands on issues, tweet daily scriptures, chime in on wide church arguments and so forth. I normally don’t, and that can at times seem as though I’m not willing to publicly identify my faith as loudly.

But nothing can be further from the truth…

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Love People and They’ll Love You Back – One Dog’s Perspective on the Nature of Man
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“Sunday Morning Music – Sucré” by Sleeping at Last
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Saturday Morning Cereal: The Best Viral Videos We Found This Week
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How to Handle the Success of Others: A Psychologist’s Perspective
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What is Self-Righteousness and Why is it Annoying?
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How One Woman Created a Community Out of a Neighborhood
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What Gets Lost When We Fail to Live a Good Story
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“Sunday Morning Music – Flying Lotus” by Leagues
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