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Spotting Spiritual Counterfeits

I’ve seen the stories.

You’ve seen the stories. Folks are replacing religion in their lives with other activities.

Young people are fleeing the faith of their fathers.

The human race, we’re told, is moving beyond superstition and folktale.

But if there's one thing experience has taught me it is that even baloney can be tasty.

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The bad in life often mimics the good. And like the cashier who holds a $20 bill up to the light before accepting it, I’ve learned to hold my choices up to the light.

I try to spot the tell-tale signs of a counterfeit.

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