Getting our values all wrong

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Muddled values It really was a very clever and unusual crime, for on the day that the thief broke into the jeweller’s shop he took absolutely nothing. In fact, his break-in was never discovered for exactly that reason. He slipped in, and slipped out—without removing a thing. What he did do was ingenious. He went

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Do you want to be well?

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Do you want to be well? Persistent worries, we’ve all got persistent worries, haven’t we? Apparently, there is a place to which you can go to, to escape your worries. It’s called Haystacks, and as the guide book writer Wainwright states, “For a man trying to get persistent worry out of his mind, the top

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Comparison Sites

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What is your attitude to renewing? Are you someone who avidly looks for the best bargain every time something comes up for renewal? Or are you someone who sticks loyally with one firm, believing in the motto that ‘if they’ve done you well then you will stick with them.’ With my Dad, the idea of

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Ongoing battle

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I’m lying in bed, and I can hear our youngest son softly crying in the other room. It’s the middle of the night and I’ve been woken from deep sleep and I’m hoping. I’m hoping that my wife, who is asleep beside me, will get up and deal with him, but she doesn’t move. Then,

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. . . but who has the sight to draw the picture?

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When it comes to knowing God, according to this drawing (where God is pictured as an elephant), everyone is blind. Though they approach the same ‘elephant’ from different directions, each one of them discovers something distinct and personal to themselves. None of them gets the full picture—everyone has a bit of the truth. And so,

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