This Side Of Eden

This Side Of Eden

…Finding our way home

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Perfect: Living Free

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell was interviewed this morning about Nelson Mandela.  He relayed a story about when Mandela was released from prison after 27 years.  Mandela was asked if he was going to go after his captors or if he was going to retaliate.  Powell said that Mandela’s response was, “If I do that, than… (read more)

Perfect: Gifts

“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.  He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created. ”  – James 1:17–18. I don’t know why… (read more)

Perfect: Love

“What is then the perfection of which man is capable while he dwells in a corruptible body? It is the complying with that kind command, “My son, give me thy heart.” It is the “loving the Lord his God with all his heart, and with all his soul, and with all his mind.” This is… (read more)

Perfect: No Need for the Reset…

I like to play video games.  Mostly sports games, because they don’t last too long in one sitting, and because it can be mindless for me…no tough storyline or “quest” to be a part of.  What I normally do with a sports game is play “career mode”, which allows me to create a player and… (read more)

Category = Perfect

“You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” -(Matthew 5:48, ESV) I have this great desire to be perfect. All my life I feel like people have said, “nobody’s perfect.” But then we have this scripture…telling us, commanding us…to be perfect. What are we to make of that? So we have the… (read more)

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