Have you ever experienced long-term enduring pain? I have. And I am. Pain can be debilitating and disheartening. Sometimes even pre-occupying. I’m glad it has an expiry date. Two years ago I had surgery for a hernia on my left side that had gotten quite a bit out of control. Prayers were answered when during … More Pain. Has an Expiry Date
“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” Alice Walker I was thinking about this quote in light of the last 21 months of global disruption. Consider life. And consider how government treats us. Is someone else calling the shots in our life and dismissing us as … More Have you given up your power?
This world was created very good, but 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 has become a world of pain, shame … More Pain, shame, suffering… towards Deliverance, Freedom, and Hope at Easter
Growth occurs in a person’s life when one realizes that the benefit of facing the pain of change can outweigh enduring the pain of doing nothing. Many people remain stuck because they do not want to face the pain of making changes in their life. Great things happen when the pain of doing nothing has tipped … More Facing the Pain of Change
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?
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