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When Work and Worth Get Too Cozy

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Many mornings, I hit snooze one too many times and, since I’m then rushed for time, my devotions are the thing that gets skipped. If I’m not doing my devotions daily and studying God’s Word to better know Him, what am I missing out on in terms of worthiness and relationship with God?

Lies We Tell Our Broken Selves

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Painful past experiences, failures and negative thoughts can weigh us down, leaving us broken and hopeless. Trapped in a state of despair, it can be hard to see past our brokenness. Instead, we tell ourselves lies that hinder us from walking in the fullness of our calling as children of God.

Help, My Body's Out of Control!

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I’m not sure how I got down this particular rabbit hole, but I ended up reading an article about body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs). And what I read crushed me.

Take a leaf out of the Bible

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Title: Take A Leaf Out Of The Bible Artwork by: Bonny (@lovetheark) Description: Have…

#firstworldproblems: Legit or Trivial?

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As a Singaporean, I’m well-acquainted with the fact that I live in a “first-world country.” This in turn means that I’ve had my share of “first-world problems.” For example, taking the subway during peak hour.

Does God Tempt Us?

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Sin is fun. There, I’ve said it. Sin is attractive and gratifying. Whether we like to admit it or not, this is why we turn to it. As American speaker and writer Rosaria Butterfield quipped, “If your sin doesn’t feel good, you’re doing it wrong.”

My Struggle With Alcohol: The Spirit That Never Satisfies

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I used to drink a lot. Once, I had one too many that I stumbled about the streets and passed out outside a shopping mall in the wee hours. Some kind strangers woke me up and asked if I needed to be sent to the hospital.

The Day I Spent in Prison

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I braced myself for the encounter, wondering how I should talk and act around them. I was excited and nervous at the same time since I had never interacted with inmates before. And I was thoroughly surprised when I finally met them.

ODB: Turn Off the Scoreboard

At his son’s wedding reception, my friend Bob offered advice and encouragement to the newlyweds. In his speech he told of a football coach in a nearby town who, when his team lost a game, kept the losing score on the scoreboard all week to remind the team of their failure. While that may be a good football strategy, Bob wisely advised, it’s a terrible strategy in marriage. When your spouse ups