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Learning From the Abuse and Death of Jaxon “Jax” Burnette

They say a picture shows a thousand words and the picture below certainly does when it comes to the horrifying tragedy that is child abuse. The death of Jaxon”Jax” Burnette was one of those horrid incidents that transcends much of the current political and cultural climate.  People really – and rightfully so – think child abuse is horrible.  People were worked up.  Groups were created dedicated to getting justice for Jax.  So to that that end Facebook groups, comment sections, and all the rest shrieked in anger. After that it died out – with a few shrieks here and there. ...

My Life Motto: Live as if People Matter. 1

My Life Motto: Live as if People Matter.

“Live as if people matter,” was one of platforms that  Thomas Chalmers urged his congregation and community to take into account for their lives.  Lately, I’ve been thinking about this statement almost every day.  What I’ve realized is how hard it really is to attain and practice in my daily life. While selfishness may be a behavior and attitude that plagues our society at large, it certainly plagues me as well.  I think about how I spend my time. Do I spend every waking second, “living as if people matter?”  No, not that much if I’m going to be honest...

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