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Dale’s Rules Number 12 – Always Leave Room to be Wrong

Dale’s Rules Number 12 – Always Leave Room to be Wrong

Encouragment
I have these rules; guidelines, reminders, and challenges to navigate the highways of life. Some folks may not be very comfortable with today’s rule. It seems squishy and unsure about things, but there is an important attitude of the heart behind it. This rule is “always leave room to be wrong - especially when certain.” It may seem that this rule is designed to provide wiggle room for when things don’t go as planned but that’s not the primary purpose. This rule is meant to foster attitudes of humility and openness towards others. Besides, there have been too many times when I was wrong even though I was certain about something. The practical application of this rule means putting the burden on myself instead of another.  A common occurrence in our home is my forgetfulness of events
reThinking48 – Whatever is Right

reThinking48 – Whatever is Right

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Welcome to our third attribute listed by Paul in Philippians, whatever is right or just. “Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.” (Philippians 4:8, NASB95) Please welcome today’s guest author Kyle Benefield, be sure to check out his bio below. Today’s topic is Kyle’s passion, and I think you’ll find that his voice causes us to rethink things we thought were settled. - Dale If I approach an elderly woman crossing the street and roundhouse kick her to the side of the face, that action alone would be frowned upon by the majority of all cultures on the Earth today; rightfully so. This begs the question t
We Are All Like Donald Sterling

We Are All Like Donald Sterling

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In an unprecedented move the NBA has fined Clippers owner Donald Sterling, 2.5 million dollars, banned him from the NBA for life, and strongly demanded that he sell the team.  ABC News reported, “In the recorded conversations, which appeared online this weekend, Sterling can be heard telling girlfriend V. Stiviano not to post pictures of herself with black people to Instagram or bring black people to Clippers games. A separate recording features Sterling’s telling Stiviano that he doesn’t think he’s racist because he gives food, clothes and cars to his black employees.”* But is Sterling really any different than the rest of us?  I don’t mean that we are all racist but that what we say and do is justified and right in our own eyes. There is a Proverb that says, “All the ways of a man are c