Depth Upon Depth of Pride

Diane Karchner

If any of you lacks wisdom, ask God and he will give it generously, without finding fault. ~James 1:5 (NIV) There is not a day that goes by that I have not had to – or failed to – take captive a pride-filled thought or opinion. Pride is just so insidious for me! If I was…

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Natalie Liounis

One of the biggest adjustments I’ve had to make since moving to Maryland is coming to terms with the cost of living. Houses here (in the areas we’ve lived) cost anywhere from two to four times as much as houses in my hometown and Morgantown, both in West Virginia, which means it was never realistic…

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A Classic Case of Pride

Jessica Ruckel

Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits. ~Romans 12:16 (KJV) Being the bookworm that I am, as soon as I saw the word “pride” for the theme this month, I thought of one of the many classics…

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Pride in the Journey

Cole Smith

On long trips, I’m the navigator. Well… sort of. Even though I rarely have to use a map these days, I still feel proud when the GPS gets us to our destination. It’s as if my micro-decisions (“This route is thirteen minutes longer, but we avoid major traffic areas!”) are what lead us across prairie…

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