Character Comment Index

Date Title Comments 1/2/16 Initiative   1/9/16  Believing God Will Do What He Says   1/15/16 Making the Most of Ones Self  John Wooden 1/20/16 Seize the Moment  Why Bad Things Happen 1/26/16 This is Not a Day Care 2/2/16 The test of morality of society Bonheoffer 2/9/16 The test of morality of society – part 2 Bonheoffer – mentors influence 2/16/16 The...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 17 – The Matter of Social Duties

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 17 – The Matter of Social Duties In this chapter, Miller warns against both the lack and the excess of sociability. Poor social practices negatively affect our ability to perform necessary duties and responsibilities. Amid the avalanche of social media, social networking, smartphones, and more, we need to look earnestly for the...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 16 – Getting Along with People

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 16 – Getting Along with People “One of the earliest experiences of life, is the realizing that there are other people. It comes to the child when it first discovers that its freedom is limited by the will of another. It cannot always have its own way. It finds its will opposed, and its pleasure interrupted. Other people have something to say...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 15 – On the Control of TEMPER

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 15 – On the Control of TEMPER I have a temper! Each of us has an area of weakness, and mine has shown itself to be an uncontrolled temper. It was quite evident when I was young, but by God’s transforming grace, it is less so today. However, it does pop up occasionally, reminding me of my need for the important spiritual grace of...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 14 – Learning to Be THOUGHTFUL

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 14 – Learning to Be THOUGHTFUL Have you ever walked into a place that just says, “Welcome,” inviting you into its very center by its warm, comforting, friendly charm? Have you ever met a person who does the same thing? How does it make you feel? Important, disarmed, captivated, safe and well? Just plain welcomed? The word welcome has...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 13 – On Keeping QUIET

Chapter 13 – On Keeping QUIET “There is a time to keep silence — and a time to speak” Ecclesiastes 3:7 “Talking is good — if it is wholesome talking. Very wonderful is the gift of speech, and the power of good words to do good is simply incalculable. But not all talking is good; there are words that are firebrands or daggers! We are responsible, too, for using our tongue. An old...
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