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Description: There’s a sentence, “God loves you but....”. There are grammatical corrections. “This” with an arrow pointing to “but” cancels “that” with an arrow pointing to “God loves you”. We all know this to be true. When you hear, “God loves you but…” you know you’re in for some disappointing news. You know you are about to get scolded, corrected, disciplined, judged, condemned, marginalized, excluded, or something like that. Plus we have the added bonus of realizing that the person saying this to you has elevated themselves above you to be able to judge you like that. What they really...

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Description: A man tries reaching for God but is chained to the Church and the Bible and can’t reach. I know these cartoons of mine sometimes offend some people. That’s because some people equate the Church and the Bible to God. When in reality the Church is simply the gathering of those who talk about God and the Bible is a collection of writings of people who talk about God. The Bible points to God. The Church is people looking at the Bible pointing to God. An important revelation in my life was when I realized that I depended on...

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Description: A man stands on a subway train with a t-shirt that says "I Believe in Jesus". Jesus stands next to him with "I Believe in You" on his robe. They both smile at each other. Growing up as a Christian and into adulthood, my obsession with believing in Jesus negated my believing in myself. I had a clear choice:  Either it’s all Jesus and no me, or it’s all me and no Jesus. Later in life I learned that believing in myself is one of the healthiest things I can do. It didn’t come to me easily though. It came...

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Description: Jesus says to his disciples, "I send you out as sheep among wolves." One of them says to another, "I'm going to take that to mean he's sending us out as wolves among sheep." SHEEP AMONG WOLVES AMONG SHEEP You'd think some people actually do this. They take the beautiful basic message of love and some of the most lovely sayings of Jesus and twist them all into their total opposites. They say their hate is actually an expression of love. They say their regulations are actually required by grace. They say their rigidity is actually a form of...

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HOW ABOUT A HAPPY CARTOON: SPRINKLER OF LOVE A very happy girl in a two piece swim suit jumps through a lawn sprinkler spraying out so many hearts. It's been a hard week for many people. Many people I know. For some it's a hard life. So I thought I'd just post this cartoon print in hopes of at least bringing a smile to your face. I truly hope you experience love in your life. At least we can try to express it here. Much love my friends.

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