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Tuesday; October 22

Does it seem like the world is spinning out of control?  Rather than drawing closer together it feel likes we find ourselves becoming more divided.  The more we write and talk, the more conflict there seems to be.  It seems like the more we walk along our way the further our paths divide.  I realize that this probably isn’t true, but it just doesn’t feel like we are making progress on the things that are divisive.  Is there any hope for us or those who are going to come after us? The other day I came across a biblical passage that seems to shed a little light on our dilemma.  You see, it may not be that we haven’t found the right answer – the issue might be in identifying the correct problem.  Rather than searching for inclusiveness and tolerance, the proper target should be love and selflessness.  Centuries ago, a religious leader wrote, “For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every evil thing.” (James 3:16).  In essence, when we promote our own cause, th…