The Christmas-haters substitute “happy HOLIDAYS” for the Christ-bearing word. It doesn’t seem like they realize HOLY-days is still derived from Christianity and still points believers and non-believers ultimately to Jesus.
New Year’s is part of the HOLY-days. It is a time to make resolutions, to change, to emend wrongs and commit to rights. Change — and getting a new start through forgiveness — is the distilled essence of Christianity. Celebrate New Year’s discovering the “new you” that’s find only in Jesus.
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When you open your mouth, do you burn those around you? Change, this year. Art thanks to =Culpeo-Fox
Has life been beating you up?
I was something of a Christian cop. I actually believed it was my job to ease people back to the right path if they took one false step. I wasn’t really popular. More accurately, people were riled, and they almost expelled me from ministry.
I needed to change, to evolve, to retool. I didn’t need some computer-aided enhancements; I needed major plastic surgery.
Bring peace to your life. Photo thanks to EcoGreen
Politicians reinvent themselves if they lose an election and reformulate for another try. It takes a lot of gut-wrenching soul-searching. Basically, you look at yourself and — instead of justifying your actions, which comes natural to everyone all the time — you look critically in the mirror. You take out a machete and begin hacking away. Then you CHANGE.
This metamorphosis makes every tissue in your soul shudder. This coming year — instead jotting down flimsy
Time is rushing on! Do what you need to do, NOW! Photo thanks to gisell chanden project
“resolutions” that get jettisoned shortly after takeoff — go from worm to butterfly.
Your marriage needs it. Your ministry. Your kids need to see a totally different you. Your boss is giving you just one last chance. You’re going to be responsible. Patient. Kind. Unselfish. Not angry. Whatever. You CAN do it.
Well, my popularity rating has shot up. I don’t think I’m the favorite person in the church, but I’m no longer the Mr Scowlface. I encourage you for 2013, make drastic change.
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