Avoiding Strife

There are walks of life where one is required to argue. Lawyers, politicians and teachers are frequently in positions where they must argue persuasively for one position or another. That is part and parcel of their job, and arguing serves the valuable service of...

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The Least of Your Brothers

It can be tempting to judge ourselves by how we respond to those who treat us well. It’s easy to be kind to those who are kind to us. But perhaps a more accurate moral assessment can be made by looking at how we respond to those who treat us poorly. There are many...

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Three Words To Live By

Southern Maryland Words to live by: If you want to live and be well, then you should be generous, calm, and virtuous. Being generous can be difficult for those of us who have the virtues of the squirrel, storing up food for the winter by burying our acorns. It’s good...

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Visual Verse of the Day

That you be renewed in the spirit of your mind, and put on the new self, which in the likeness of God... Ephesians 4:22a-24