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The best way to see majesty is to strip away everything that pretends to be majestic so that which is fake wholly collapses in the face of that which is majestic. And God in a manger is likely the most remarkable example we have of such a monumental truth. This week's archived article entitled "The War on Christmas" helps us reclaim what we should never have lost. See Craig's article at http://www.craiglpc.com/surviving-holidays-war-christmas/.

Surviving the Holidays: The War on Christmas - Craig Lounsbrough

The falls will come and I will lay prostrate on the cold hard pavement.  But will I call the pavement a part of the journey to another place, or will I see the journey as ending in that place?  Enrich your Easter season with Craig's fresh and inspirational Easter blogs at www.craiglpc.com.

The falls will come and I will lay prostrate on the cold hard pavement. But will I call the pavement a part of the journey to another place, or will I see the journey as ending in that place? Enrich your Easter season with Craig's fresh and inspirational Easter blogs at www.craiglpc.com.

Because of the frequently abhorrent and terribly distasteful things I know that lay within me, the person that I am least likely to let myself be found by is myself.  Yet, it is in the finding that I find the way out of everything abhorrent and distasteful.  Review an array of uplifting resources at www.craiglpc.com.

Because of the frequently abhorrent and terribly distasteful things I know that lay within me, the person that I am least likely to let myself be found by is myself. Yet, it is in the finding that I find the way out of everything abhorrent and distasteful. Review an array of uplifting resources at www.craiglpc.com.

If I am indeed the product of all things happenstance and random, then why do I desperately thirst for purpose and meaning?  It is because I was birthed from them and I’ve taken every step since birth within them.  See this week's newsletter, "Purpose - Do I Have One?" at http://p0.vresp.com/pPjZkY.

If I am indeed the product of all things happenstance and random, then why do I desperately thirst for purpose and meaning? It is because I was birthed from them and I’ve taken every step since birth within them. See this week's newsletter, "Purpose - Do I Have One?" at http://p0.vresp.com/pPjZkY.

To be intentionally sedentary is to opt for comfort. Yet the price of comfort is a slow death, and such a thought should be anything but comfortable. Review our fresh and innovative Membership Service at www.craiglpc.com/members/.

To be intentionally sedentary is to opt for comfort. Yet the price of comfort is a slow death, and such a thought should be anything but comfortable.

At the point that I’ve become apathetic about being apathetic, I have let apathy define me with such suffocating totality that I don’t even realize that I’m apathetic anymore.  And it is in this darkest of places that my soul breathes it lasts long before it is actually dead.  Review the extensive array of resources on our Membership Service at http://www.craiglpc.com/members/.

At the point that I’ve become apathetic about being apathetic, I have let apathy define me with such suffocating totality that I don’t even realize that I’m apathetic anymore. And it is in this darkest of places that my soul breathes it lasts long before it is actually dead. Review the extensive array of resources on our Membership Service at http://www.craiglpc.com/members/.

“Is my faith so terribly pathetic that I have diminished God to the point that I doubt His ability to survive in the very world that He came to save? Indeed, I have done exactly that. And all I need to do to beat that mentality is to remember that a baby born in a manger with every disadvantage imaginable stills lives today.” Find more Christmas resources at www.craiglpc.com.

“Is my faith so terribly pathetic that I have diminished God to the point that I doubt His ability to survive in the very world that He came to save? Indeed, I have done exactly that. And all I need to do to beat that mentality is to remember that a baby born in a manger with every disadvantage imaginable stills lives today.” Find more Christmas resources at www.craiglpc.com.

How often is my tidy and well-appointed world nothing but the thin veneer of an imagination that I’ve chosen to use in the service of denial, rather than a gift I’ve chosen to exercise out of a passion for change?  View Craig's books and greeting cards at www.craiglpc.com/shop.

How often is my tidy and well-appointed world nothing but the thin veneer of an imagination that I’ve chosen to use in the service of denial, rather than a gift I’ve chosen to exercise out of a passion for change? View Craig's books and greeting cards at www.craiglpc.com/shop.

Easter is a time where we are reminded that conclusions in man's mind are beginnings in God's plan.  See the third article in Craig's Easter series entitled, "Conclusions - The Contradiction of Easter" at http://p0.vresp.com/XHEN7w.

Easter is a time where we are reminded that conclusions in man's mind are beginnings in God's plan. See the third article in Craig's Easter series entitled, "Conclusions - The Contradiction of Easter" at http://p0.vresp.com/XHEN7w.

We all seek a place of refuge. However, life is a series of refuges lost unless we have found the refuge of God. Find additional articles and resources at www.craiglpc.com.

We all seek a place of refuge. However, life is a series of refuges lost unless we have found the refuge of God. Find additional articles and resources at www.craiglpc.com.

Running suggests that I’m either haunted by fear or driven by conviction. And which of these two I’m responding to will determine if I’m running ‘from’ something or running ‘to’ something. Shop our collection of books and distinctive line of greeting cards at www.craiglpc.com/shop.

Running suggests that I’m either haunted by fear or driven by conviction. And which of these two I’m responding to will determine if I’m running ‘from’ something or running ‘to’ something. Shop our collection of books and distinctive line of greeting cards at www.craiglpc.com/shop.

To see I must first admit that I am blind, for the greatest blindness of all is…

Blindness is a choice born of fear, nursed by complacency and groomed by comfort. And what I often don’t see in my blindness is that 'choice' evidences the existence of other options.

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