“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?
A satirical musing from my journal of July 5, 2019… Often, when we see weather statement warnings we witness the subconscious promptings from the government to point us to them as saviour. Strike fear into the people and they will grovel at your feet with obeisance. Mark Wanders The Canadian constituent government directed prayer of … More Strike Fear into the People
Snow. Seriously? First in April? Now in May? I know it’s Ontario, Canada, but shouldn’t we be out of this? We complain a bit. Or a lot. We might even wonder what’s up. I called my Mom for Mother’s Day and she reminded me that it’s happened before. She told me back in the day, … More Snow in May reminds me…
For all you who think church is for those who have their life together… it is not. For all of you who think it is for those who know everyone there… it is not. For all of you who think it is for those who say or do the right things… it is not. For … More Church May Not Be What You Think
I found this video (link at bottom of this post) in an article on Life Site News April 17, 2020. Michael J. Matt’s (Remnant TV) candid talk. Just over 40 mins. I found it helpful in sifting through some of what we see and hear. Michael is a Catholic American, and sheds some light on … More Sifting through Global crisis