Persona 5 A Change of Heart When we look around us at popular media, the trope of a character undergoing “a change of heart” crops up time and again. A change of heart occurs when a character exchanges negative actions for positive ones. Charles Dickens’ character Ebenezer Scrooge from A Christmas Carol Is the most…

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When I was about seven or eight years old I had this “game” I would play where I’d close my eyes in my bedroom and walk my way down the hall, through our entertainment room, and past the basement stairs railing using only my fingers as my guide. My thought was, “Maybe someday I’ll be…

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I’m sorry this blog about Avengers: Infinity War is so late after the premiere. I needed the therapy. Jokes aside, by now it’s no spoiler to say that the last installment in the MCU was quite dark. After seeing this movie riddled with death and destruction end on an impossible cliffhanger, I stomped out of…

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None of us like to be told that we are wrong, much less admit to ourselves that we really have made mistakes. The devil is good at using guilt, shame, and fear to hold us back from engaging in repentance with God. Those feelings are powerful, and can lead to a lot of messed up…

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Earthly Submission Submission to authority is something I often think about. Like most teenagers, I spent my childhood rebelling against my parents’ authority. I saw submission to authority as losing myself, my will, and my right to make a decision or have emotion. I felt if I ever actually submitted to my parents, I would…

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