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Bette Dowdell

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The Terrible Consequences of Conformity

All kinds of people push conformity. But why? Fitting in may sound harmless, but it leads to all kinds of misery. We need to talk about this. Teachers extol fitting in as a form of crowd control, ..
(March 16, 2008)
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Learning Pain's Lessons

I talk to pretty much everybody. Starting conversations with strangers is my normal modus operandi. I mean, why stand in a line mute, an island unto myself, when I can have a perfectly lovely ..
(April 08, 2008)
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Why Satan Got Kicked Out Of Heaven

God created Lucifer, now known as Satan, as one of the three top angels in Heaven. Lucifer had responsibility for the angels assigned to worship, while Michael leads the warrior angels who oppose ..
(May 21, 2008)
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Exit Laughing

Nowadays, some people lack interest in the whole “love your neighbor" concept. None of that wussie stuff for them, thank you very much. Let saps do that love stuff. These people want their own .
(August 06, 2008)
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Earning a Praise and Worship Brown Belt

Pity the poor novice who innocently walks into a ‘with it’ church to worship. They expect to hear a little music, perhaps a reading from the Bible and somebody talking about God. But in ..
(June 27, 2008)
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You Can't Get There From Here

A man stops to ask directions, only to be told, “You can't get there from here. If you were in Freeport, you could get there, but you can't get there from here. " So he asks how to get to ..
(June 10, 2008)
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 | Self-Improvement/Inspirational | Visitors: 113

How to Make it Through Life's Train Wrecks

Somehow, despite all our hopes, dreams and efforts, life became a train-wreck. We may or may not have had an inkling of the impending doom. Perhaps we were in denial or maybe completely unaware of ..
(January 24, 2008)
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 | Self-Improvement/Motivation | Visitors: 112

In Praise Of Strong - Willed Children

Cervantes said, “Faint heart ne'er won fair lady. " As a matter of fact, a faint heart never won much of anything. But put a little determination and will into that heart, and it can shoot the ..
(July 17, 2007)
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 | Home-and-Family/Parenting | Visitors: 133

The Problem With Sheep

You want dumb as a brick? You want too dense to get out of their own way? Get yourself some sheep. Quarry rocks have higher IQ's than sheep. In any cavalcade of dumb things, sheep always lead the ..
(July 02, 2007)
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