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Post  Admin on Sun 12 Apr 2015, 4:23 pm

Mind Diseases 


  By Dick Innes


There are two serious diseases of the mind that most,
if not all of us, will encounter at some time. These
diseases have been the cause of ineffectiveness and the
death of innumerable churches, organizations,
businesses, individuals and nations!


They can afflict the young but mostly those who are
above 40. The symptoms are often obvious to outsiders,
but usually totally oblivious to those inflicted with
either of these diseases.


The first disease is "homeostatus" which is a clinging
to the status quo with a refusal to change no matter
what. The ancient Israelites suffered from this disease
when God delivered them out of slavery in Egypt. When
things got tough on their road to "recovery," they
doubted God and wanted to go back to Egypt. Crazy, you
say, but that's what they wanted. As the saying goes,
"Better the devil you know than the one you don't
know!"


The other disease is "psychosclerosis," a hardening of
the attitudes. This disease is equally destructive. Its
symptoms can be varied such as legalism, rigidity,
arrogance, apathy, Phariseeism, having a closed mind
and so on. It is just as deadly as homeostatus.


We need God's wisdom and insight to guard against these
crippling diseases. They are two of the enemy's
powerful weapons designed to render us ineffective in
God's causes.


The remedy? Daily commit and trust your life and way to
God, know what His Word, the Bible, teaches, and
genuinely seek to live in harmony with His will. Ask
God every day to keep your eyes open and keep you on
the "Truth Road."




. Mind Alertness
NOTE: The following is primarily for those for whom
ENGLISH is their primary language. It is another trick
of "Doctor Dementia" to test your skills.


The writer who sent this said: I've seen this with the
letters out of order, but this is the first time I've
seen it with numbers. It is a good example of a Brain
Study: If you can read this OUT LOUD, you have a strong
mind. And better than that: Alzheimer's is a long, long
way down the road before it ever gets anywhere near
you.


7H15 M3554G3
53RV35 7O PR0V3
H0W 0UR M1ND5 C4N
D0 4M4Z1NG 7H1NG5!
1MPR3551V3 7H1NG5!
1N 7H3 B3G1NN1NG
17 WA5 H4RD BU7
N0W, 0N 7H15 LIN3
Y0UR M1ND 1S
R34D1NG 17
4U70M471C4LLY
W17H 0U7 3V3N
7H1NK1NG 4B0U7 17,
B3 PROUD! 0NLY
C3R741N P30PL3 C4N
R3AD 7H15.


If you can also read the following, you have a strong
mind, too.


I cdnuolt blveiee that I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd what
I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid,
aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it
dseno't mtaetr in what oerdr the ltteres in a word are,
the olny iproamtnt tihng is that the frsit and last
ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl
mses and you can still raed it whotuit a pboerlm. This
is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by
istlef, but the word as a wlohe. Azanmig, huh? Yaeh and

I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt! 
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