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You Have a Choice
Psalm 1

It’s Independence Day today in the United States, and our visiting preacher on Sunday more than once referred to our freedom to make choices as a reason for rejoicing. I imagine that as well as the freedom not to have one’s destiny shaped by guys the other side of the Atlantic, she was referring to our freedom to choose where to live, where to send our children to school, when to retire, where to go for health care, or what treatment to have when we go to our health-care providers. Of course the other side of this freedom is the burden of responsibility. The more choices you have, the more chances you have to make a bad choice. People are more likely to buy jam when there are three kinds on the supermarket shelf than if there are thirty. Making choices can be confusing...

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