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2016 Elections: Spiritual Bankruptcy: What are your Core Values?

  There is deep anger in our country. Anger over political gridlock created by rigid ideological thinking. Anger that our middle-class is disappearing. Anger that the wealthy 1% are using their wealth to purchase our democracy and our political process. Anger at the greed we see on Wall Street and in our nation’s corporations. Anger […]

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Voting For Ruler Or Leader In November?

  I love how every once in a while you come across a book that shifts your view of reality. I recently read a book that did just that for me. The book Neither Wolf Nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads With An Indian Elder by Kent Nerburn shares the thoughts and insights of a Native […]

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Amazing Power of Choice

I recently had an interesting conversation with a friend about the many challenges facing humanity. Global warming. Overpopulation. Droughts. Poverty. Hunger. Wealth inequality. In each example, I was struck by his over-all sense of powerlessness. We moved from challenge to challenge and each time I suggested a possible solution, he would remind me of just […]

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Temptation Exhaustion: A Sure Path To Failure

My relationship with temptation exhaustion over the years has been up close and personal. To state that differently, temptation exhaustion has won every battle I’ve had with it. It’s powerful beyond words. It’s sneaky. It’s subtle. It attacks when you’re the most vulnerable. It has no mercy. No empathy. No concern for my well-being. It’s […]

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Protected People and Unprotected People?

  Are you one of the “protected” or are you one of the “unprotected”? A very interesting question if you live in America. A question you might want to better understand as we head into the 2016 elections. This Stonyhill Nugget was the result of an article I read recently by John Mauldin entitled Life […]

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