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“Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless. Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” (James 1:26-27 from the NIV of the Holy Bible) This passage from the book of James is a reminder that “religion” in itself does not give us our place in Heaven. I am beyond grateful for the church that I am a part of, but again,…