Tag Archives: Emmet Fox

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From Jailbird to Free Bird: The Prison of Grudges

Preached December 11, 2011 at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, SC Readings: Psalm 32: “and you forgave the guilt of my sin.” Luke 6:27-38: “Forgive and you will be forgiven …” Our first song comes from former Eagle Don Henley. The Heart of the Matter appeared on

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Momentary Lapses of Reason

Even for those of us who consider ourselves to be of strong faith and committed to maintaining a secure sense of spiritual fortitude, it can still happen, at least occasionally. Even for those of us who have encountered our own individual miracles firsthand in our

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Letters to the Editor

Editor: I an interested in successfully completing the 7 day mental diet (A New Diet for a New Year, by Candace Chellew), as outlined by Emmet Fox. I have had a couple of unsuccessful attempts and have walked away feeling frustrated at not being able

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Breaking the Chains

Every day during one of my less favorite times of the day-my commute to the office-it is a fairly regular occurrence. I don’t have a multitude of pet peeves, or factors which cause me to become easily frustrated and anxious, but at the pinnacle of

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Rock Solid

I count myself and many of my friends among those who were joyful and grateful at the historic outcome of the recent presidential elections. All of us (some LGBT and some heterosexual) had been a shade discouraged and felt somewhat depressed over the events of

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Cleaning House

I have said it many times, but I feel it always bears repeating, and at this time it seems particularly appropriate: there is never a need to wonder where God is, or to engage in a desperate search for God. God has this uncanny ability

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Three Little Words

Being a very liberal minded and somewhat unorthodox Christian, and one who has long since made the wonderful discovery of the eternally valuable, relevant, spiritually powerful, and consistently inspiring wisdom which can bless us when reading the Bible with an open heart and mind rather

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In a Perfect World

The fictional but very insightful character “Forrest Gump” was famous for many phrases, but perhaps the most quoted of those is, “Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re gonna get.” It has over the past 10-15 years become a phrase

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After the Storm

Revelation 21: 5: “See, I am making all things new.” Many who may be reading this might be where I once found myself. Others may have moved forward, and merely want to see or read about the path, or beliefs of another, if for no

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The Words in Red

I recall a great conversation I had once with someone who was, like me, a very spiritual person but not really a “religious” person. This was a long time ago when I might not yet have considered myself a Christian, but I was seeking to