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Posted by: Theanchorage on Jul 7, 2010 at 05:41:42 PM

We get the feeling that if we could lose our preconceived influences altogether and start over by facing reality in purity and simplicity, we would get to the point where we would feel comfortable deep inside our spirits.


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Posted by: Theanchorage on Jun 23, 2010 at 10:28:10 PM

I pin my worship on the most inarguable premise – that there is a Creator that creates for a reason and I'm best served when I dedicate myself to Him.

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Posted by: Theanchorage on Jun 5, 2010 at 07:43:36 PM

What would I have to gain by deceiving others in His word, knowing I would lose the only thing I really value if I did so? There is a point where we must venture beyond our trust in God and on into trust in those through whom God has entrusted His vision.

Posted by: Theanchorage on Apr 15, 2010 at 08:20:36 PM

We instinctively feel a certain revulsion at the notion that God creates us and then denies us the culmination of His creation. This very revulsion teaches us the lessons of spirituality that God offers to those who refuse to be blinded by religion.


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Posted by: Theanchorage on Apr 14, 2010 at 07:23:43 PM

There's no longer any need to draw inside yourself for self's sake. The peace and joy will come from having forgotten the needs of the ego – naturally, as a preordained result of a life lived for God.


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Posted by: Theanchorage on Mar 17, 2010 at 10:41:38 PM

We should not judge what another is, but only what he does, and then only first allowing that much of what he does is planned by God as well.




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Posted by: Theanchorage on Dec 13, 2009 at 06:19:18 PM

We may have a lot more in common than the ten o'clock news might imply. We are not as diverse as we think because in God's eyes we are all the same -- everything!

Posted by: Theanchorage on Nov 28, 2009 at 06:44:14 PM

That's what's missing – our ability to recognize the immensity of God's love for us, and our ability to expand the scope of our intellect enough to desire to experience God more than we have.

Posted by: Theanchorage on Nov 23, 2009 at 06:17:11 PM

If you do not see beyond this world, you cannot reasonably test someone who does; you will not recognize the promise of the resurrection unless you yourself experience it.

Posted by: Theanchorage on Nov 15, 2009 at 06:31:28 PM

The less self-interest there is - when our own goodness surprises us - the more evident that we treat goodness as a gift from God instead of as a reason to be rewarded for our own work.