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The Myth of Ownership: A Thanksgiving Reflection

One of the most powerful and enduring fictions of human society is the idea that we can own things. A large part of our legal, civil, and social system is based on property ownership and the right to possess what

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Posted in All About God, Spiritual Growth

Dani Mathers, Body-Shaming, and How to Develop Beauty

Dani Mathers, the 2015 Playboy Playmate of the Year, is in trouble. She is facing possible jail time. In July, 2016, she accidentally posted publicly on Snapchat a selfie in which she feigns shock next to a surreptitiously taken photo

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Posted in Current Events, Spiritual Growth

Serving the Neighbor: Simple yet Profound

Here at Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life we are constantly preaching about serving the neighbor. But what does that mean? It means many things. But it also means serving someone when you least expect it. Here’s an example that recently

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Should Christians Tithe?

Over the past couple of years four readers have submitted Spiritual Conundrums to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life about tithing. First, a reader named Lisa: Lee: I belonged to a Christian church for thirty years which was fundamentalist. My husband paid

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Posted in Money and Business, The Bible Re-Viewed

How Imagination and Fantasy Help our Spiritual Growth

This post is an edited version of part of a reply I wrote to a comment by a reader named Boluwade Kujero on the article, “Is Masturbation Always Sinful? Does it Always Come from Lust?” My full comment responds to

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What If I’m In Love with Someone I Can’t Have?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named xXxMajaxXx: Is it possible to fall in love in heaven with a person you never met? I know this sounds crazy, but I am

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Posted in Sex Marriage Relationships

Ezekiel 18: God’s Message of Hope . . . If You Think there’s No Hope for You

I want to talk to you about one of my favorite chapters in the entire Bible: Ezekiel 18. If you think you’re a goner, destined for the eternal flames of hell, this is the chapter for you. Ezekiel 18 delivers

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The Ten Commandments: Our Spiritual Inventory List

These days the Ten Commandments may seem a bit . . . old. After all, they were delivered over three thousand years ago. Could a set of laws given in such archaic, semi-barbaric times still be relevant today? The Ten

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Will My Body be the Right Weight and Appearance in the Afterlife?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Patty: I know this may seem silly but I struggle with my weight and I’m extremely self-conscious about it. Will my body be the

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Posted in The Afterlife

God, Forgiveness, Freedom, and Hell – Part 3

(Note: This article is the third of a four-part series. The first three parts are edited versions of a series of questions by a reader named Rami, and my answers. The original versions appear in the comments section of the

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