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The Offensive Brother

You’re not long in the family before you notice a brother or sister that tells it like it is and if they happen to offend you, it’s because you can’t handle the truth. And don’t you know, God doesn’t pull … Continue reading

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Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail

Guilty. Now that that is out of the way, I’ve been thinking about the Shmita year. At the Clark household we’re practicing keeping it 2014-2015. I know some debate when to keep the Shmita (Sabbath year), wondering if you start … Continue reading

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I think the one of the greatest gifts God gave us, is a reason to love ourselves

Hold onto your rolling eyeballs. You ever stop to think why the news runs on blood and embarrassment? Why the tabloids are all about someone’s fat but or whose cheating who? Which divorce is the biggest blow up? Why do … Continue reading

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Capitalism is hated for the same reason Communism is hated

The title comes from a recent revelation. The Mrs. and I trying to sell the restaurant. We’re looking at selling it for hopefully ten thousand less than we bought it for. Despite improvements. Because we were the only people in … Continue reading

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A Sower went out to sow . . . Why?

I think the parable of the sower is often misunderstood, much due to the fact that we are farther and farther from an agricultural society. We’ve spent so many sermons hearing and telling potential disciples that the sower is about becoming a … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Means I’m not out to Hurt You, but . . . not that I’m not Going to Hurt You

Lately, I’ve been noticing a lot of people talk about someone deserving some bad consequence. Whether it’s, “I’m leaving him!” or “That guy needs to find the end of a short rope.” And I’m not excluding myself. I derive satisfaction from … Continue reading

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Was “The Life of Pi” a Cinematic Waste?

“Like Cloud Atlas, the Life of Pi is aesthetically fulfilling and philosophically vapid.” — Mike Duran, “The Aesthetics of Nonsense.” I respect a lot of what Mike Duran thinks. In fact, even in this blog, I thought he had some … Continue reading

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Is It Too Weird to Holy Kiss?

When God began to give me a family, I knew that I wanted it to be an affectionate family. That was easy in the beginning since I wanted to locks me some lips on my wifeses. Then a son came along … Continue reading

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Do We Really Live in a Fallen World?

Hebrews 2:6-18: Things that stand out: man was made lower than the angels (Greek)/God (Hebrew). Crowned with glory. All things are put in subjection to him. Yeshua was made like man, lower than God, crowned with glory. Was Yeshua really … Continue reading

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To Shutdown or Not to Shutdown?

I’ve mostly checked out of politics. I still vote, and I’ll still make a case for how I think something should be, but I’ve concluded that without God the world is going to make bad choices so don’t hold your … Continue reading

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