Not enough love in the world…

As I do from time to time, I'm sharing an article that I find compelling and worth considering. Let us love one another is what the wise, God fearing, New Testament writer begs of all Christ followers. John merely echoes the commands of His Lord and ours, Jesus Christ, in the Gospels. In this same … Continue reading Not enough love in the world…

A lesson I never forgot

My grandmother explained to me one time what the Incarnation of Jesus was like. I don't mean the Word becoming flesh, the theological explanation that John's Gospel gives us. She was a simple woman, though a wise one. And a pious one. She just wanted to teach one of her visiting granddaughters about the what … Continue reading A lesson I never forgot

Prayers & Fasting, #2

"But law came in, with the result that the trespass multiplied; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more, so that, just as sin exercised dominion in death, so grace might also exercise dominion through justification leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." - Romans 5:20-21 The state of California is proposing a Constitutional … Continue reading Prayers & Fasting, #2

Prayer & Fasting: Who I’m praying for this week

After spending way too much time angry with people who "should" know better, but who continue to disappoint and frustrate me by their actions, I have decided it's past time to start praying and fasting for those who are so lost they think the wrongs they advocate or encourage are actually doing what is "right." … Continue reading Prayer & Fasting: Who I’m praying for this week

Thoughts and Prayers

There are certain factions in our culture today who ridicule those who offer thoughts & prayers to victims' families when deceased loved ones are violently and senselessly murdered. Those sentiments, no matter how genuine, can seem trite and rather shallow. But no one should doubt the sincerity when those who have compassion toward grieving and … Continue reading Thoughts and Prayers