Where would we be without Emmanuel—God WITH us?
500 Words For Your Spiritual Journey
Every last one of us is on a journey. However, some folks are reluctant to admit "where they are" on their particular pilgrimage. Each of the following 500-word blog posts below are pulled from my raw and personal journals in hopes that you are encouraged to either start or continue your journey led by Someone who offers Himself as a guide.
As odd as it sounds, some folks don’t really know who is For them and who is Against them, and their life is a flip-flop of a mess.
“He always lives to make intercession for them.”
Nothing worthwhile is easy.
There are two types of people: those who need help and acknowledge it, and those who need help yet remain silent. Both groups are helpless.
Relief is a hot commodity these days. Relief from the new strand of Covid. Relief from college loan debt. Relief from increasing mental illnesses. Relief from a stressed economy as restaurants and businesses close due to lack of workers. Some of us escape reality, or even people, by refusing to talk to our spouse, relatives, […]
At the beginning of every work day at a previous employer, a boss of mine was asked, “How are you doing?” and she always responded with two words: “Just Peachy.” Her sincerity reeked like peaches left on a kitchen counter for a week. It’s hard to find folks who are real about real life, they’re […]
What could anyone possibly add to the moment that accurately describes it better?
“Faith means believing in advance what will only make sense in reverse.” (Philip Yancey)
A man preaches from a street corner on Frazier Avenue in downtown Chattanooga, yet the public continues their business. He is loud and his words at first sound condemning. My wife and I ate our ice cream from Clumpie’s as we walked past him. The next day I drive down Shallowford Road and there he […]