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Tuesday; June 19

Last week I made a statement that I had made many times fully believing that what I said was accurate.  In fact, it had been a go-to comment I used to show my knowledge and make light of the ignorance of others.  The problem is that I was wrong and Jeane called me on it.  After getting a bit miffed at her, I did some research and found out that she was right and I was wrong – and had been wrong often and for a long time.  At first I was embarrassed by my error, but the longer I thought about it, the more I began to learn about me and the situation.  First, it dawned on me that not everything I had learned in the past was necessarily correct.  I need to make sure that I take the time to investigate what I am told to make sure it is accurate.  While this might be important in my social and educational life, it is vital in my spiritual beliefs.  I was reminded of Luke’s comments about the Christians in Berea who were, “… more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the…