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The Most Desired Gift

The Most Desired Gift
What do you think the most desired gift is? At the very centre of the human heart is a deep seated desire. A desire that every person craves, a need that every individual has. What is this deepest and strongest of human desires? It is the desire for love. The Apostle Paul put it this way: “No matter what I say, what I believe, and what I do, I am bankrupt without love”. (from the message translation) We live in a world where many people work very hard to achieve material wealth, often motivated by a desire to provide good things for the people they care deeply about. I have meet many men who work...
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Power of words

Power of words
There is an old saying that goes: “Sticks and stones will break your bones but words will never hurt you” But like a number of old sayings this is simply not true. There is actually much more truth in the line from one of Dolly Parton’s songs that goes like this: “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can break my heart”. The truth is that words have real power. The words we use shape how we feel about a situation and they influence the intensity of emotion we attach to that situation. For example, take a situation where something has happened and you start to feel angry about it....
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