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A Teachable Spirit is Acquired Through Gratitude and Humility

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A Teachable Spirit is Acquired Through Gratitude and Humility

Gratitude + Humility = A Teachable Spirit 1.  See the universe as having more than an abundant supply. When you look at the world, what do you see? During my childhood, there was always a race to get to the last piece of cake, the last piece of candy, the last piece of chicken, or whatever was the most delicious remaining substance. Why? The old analogy of whether the glass is half empty or half full comes to mind. Is there enough air to breath? Growing up all I ever heard over and over again was how there was not enough; the world seemed to produce the results in accordance with what I thought.  2.  Apply the law of non-resistance in every situation. Putting energy on an experience being “bad” creates more of it. The value of non-resistance is...

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Forgiveness: Reflecting on Scripture

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Forgiveness: Reflecting on Scripture

Where do we begin when understanding how to handle debt? Trying to come to some sort of understanding seems overwhelming. My daughter has a saying that she repeats often, which when I looked it up, I discovered she was quoting Maya Angelou. “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” Starting from where we are, increasing our understanding, and applying what we learn as we go, will help us feel more serene in our approach to debt. In reflecting on scripture as I was working on this issue in my own life, God reminded me of the story Yeshua (Jesus) told about the king and his servants. “Therefore the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his servants. When he began to settle,...

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