Everyone has beliefs. Everyone believes something. Our beliefs inform our daily living…how we live and how we act, and how we view who we are and the world we live in.This, our worldview, is established by things we believe to be true. It contributes to the very fabric of who we are. Beliefs attract related … More Beliefs. Everyone has them. How do yours hold up?
“I will give you rest.” How many people can say that? I will give you rest. Do we need rest? Of course! Especially in this world. But do we always find it? No. Can you or I give it? No… not likely. Sometimes we can have a calming affect on people and likewise they on … More Need Rest?
Last night I watched some highlights from the Presidential Debate.I was shocked at the conduct of these two US leaders. Perhaps two simple house rules may have changed things completely: Love your neighbour as yourself. Be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry. And these aren’t to remain as house rules…but … More Presidential Debate: 2 house rules could change everything
This world, when it was created in its very good state, was susceptible to pain, shame and suffering. Interesting that this same world was delivered through pain, shame, and suffering. This world is a fallen world. Fallen from its original very good state. It has been subjected to sin and evil and is a world … More Pain, shame, suffering… and Deliverance?
“Thinking I had some answers to deal with my periodic or inconsistent flow of writing, I went home, attempted some new tactics… and…failed. It didn’t work for me.” How come I don’t always feel like writing? Am I not a writer? A blogger? An author? A wordsmith? When I asked around to some writers about how … More How come I Don’t Always Feel like Writing?
“And the paradox is this: at the heart of this newborn personality is joy; yet the joy is ushered in by tears.” David Wilkerson Tears have often been considered as showing our weakness, or a not being ‘tough enough’. I grew up where the men weren’t supposed to cry, never mind weep…not even when someone … More Tears. We’ve all shed them.
It could be you and it could be me…the other day it was a Vancouver man. Behavior, behavior. Everybody wants to see us having good behavior. It’s feels that way coming from our government too. Put on your mask. Social distance. Do as your told. Keep in line. Behave like good citizens. Don’t question the … More Our Fixation on Behavior misses the Heart of the Matter
This is a ‘guest’ post from Lisa Quintana, copied with her permission, from her website, https://thinkdivinely.com/. She has some great posts; I encourage you to visit her site. In this post she gives some clarity at a foundational level as to the reliability of the Bible. I thought it was well written and worth sharing. … More Why the Bible is Reliable
There are Four Words key to life. Four Words that help unravel origin, meaning, morality, destiny, and identity. We all wonder about where we came from, why we are here, who we are in the process, where we are headed…and more. Here are Four Words to help unlock much of our questioning… 1. The Word … More Four Words… key to Life
Conversation around racism has escalated once again. We’ve seen and heard plenty by now. Multiple views abound as to what has gone wrong and what can be done. What is racism? In short, I’ve heard it described as ‘sinful ethnic prejudice’. That’s one of those phrases that certainly stimulates some self reflection. Perhaps opportunity for … More Racism. What Can I Do?