What You Say About Yourself vs What Others Say About You

She says she’s a good woman, dedicated, easy going, and friendly. He says he’s a good man, hardworking, a gentleman, caring, and giving. The question is – is that what they say or is that what others say about them? It’s often forgotten that people view you differently than you view yourself. You may be seeing yourself as you want to be. You see yourself as the perfect you. 

I’m reminded of an interview question – ‘what are three words your friends or previous coworkers would use to describe you?’ That answer may be more authentic than asking you how you would describe yourself. No one wants to think badly of themselves and that’s not what this article is about. This is about being honest with yourself – about yourself.  Continue reading What You Say About Yourself vs What Others Say About You

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Heaven’s Throne Room Floor is the Earth’s Atmospheric Ceiling

I was driving home one night and gazed up at the sky while driving over a bridge. It was a clear night and patches of clouds could be seen across the sky. Between the clouds all that could be seen was clear dark blue. I thought about what was on the other side of those clouds, what was beyond the clear dark blue. I thought of the scripture Ezekiel 10:1 (Then I looked, and, behold, in the firmament that was above the head of the cherubims there appeared over them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.). Continue reading Heaven’s Throne Room Floor is the Earth’s Atmospheric Ceiling

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Sand or Stone

The following was part of an email sent to me by my father, Gentlebe N. Dunlap II:

Two friends were walking through the desert. During some point of the journey, they had an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in the face. The one who got slapped was hurt, but without saying anything, wrote in the sand: TODAY MY BEST FRIEND SLAPPED ME IN THE FACE.

They kept on walking, until they found an oasis, where they decided to take a bath. The one who had been slapped got stuck in the mire and started drowning, but the friend saved him. After he recovered from the near drowning, he wrote on a stone: “TODAY MY BEST FRIEND SAVED MY LIFE “. Continue reading Sand or Stone

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The Exodus

Where Are You In Your Journey?
Scripture Readings:  Exodus 15-23; 32-33 and Numbers 11-14; 14:26-38; 16-17; 20-21
Questions of comparison between yourself and the children of Israel:
·         Where are you?
       The children of Israel were in the wilderness.
·         Why are you there? 
       They were there because the Lord led them there. 

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