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Love one another as Jesus has loved us.

Each new year brings renewed hope. The promise of… Overcoming vices, weaknesses, failures. Bringing to fruition long anticipated dreams. Maintaining healthy relationships. But then the circumstances of life decide to erect roadblocks. Slamming the door of hope and opening the door of… Disappointment. Discouragement. Delay. You’re left wondering. Why did this happen?  Who’s to blame?  …

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EARTHLY OR ETERNAL WORLDVIEW Why are so many unhappy?   Could it be they… Have developed a negative pattern of thinking? Inaccurately predict how a situation’s outcome will make them feel in the future?  Overestimate negative impacts and underestimate positive ones?  Focus on negative events, not positive ones? King Solomon was keenly aware that seeking …

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What’s your definition of success?
Power?
Wealth?
Notoriety?
Knowledge?
Like beauty, success is in the eye of the beholder. My criteria for success may differ from yours, and therein lays the problem. Whenever you attempt to define success according to the wisdom of man, it’s continually subject to change and interpretation. This inconsistency leads to confusion and unfulfilled expectations.

Individuals are left in a quandary as to how to conduct their lives.

King Solomon eventually realized that when temporal success is your ultimate goal in life. It can be fueled by ungodly, evil desires.