Ted and Charlotte exist in most every church. Their pew has everything but their name on it, though it has been suggested. Ted didn’t let the Covid-19 pandemic keep him and Charlotte away. No one dares question their dogmatic perspective. The few that have received a condescending glare, because there’s no room for new ideas […]
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.
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Regrets. Who hasn’t had them, especially if life lasts a long time and you tend to look back every now and again. There is one though, I don’t have. The trajectory of pursuing money. I was never on that track, nor did I want to be. It wasn’t in the cards, as someone said. Years […]
The late Charles Spurgeon said it best. “Christ is not glorified because He was born in a manger, but because He is born in a broken heart.”
I sometimes go through each letter of the alphabet and think of God’s characteristics. It gets my mind off me
Some people feel stuck within their own world these days. The sphere of earthly concerns plagues their minds. To escape, some folks venture into the great outdoors to experience another world, so they can breathe and gain perspective. According to the October 25, 2020 edition of CBS’ Sunday Morning, that practice is all the rage, […]
It’s so easy to let the s.a.w. of stress, anxiety, and worry deplete our faith. How do we counter it?
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Needy. That word solicits negative vibes in most people. The person who always needs a pat on the back. The man who never seems to be happy regardless of the circumstances. A woman who expects others to come visit her instead of vice-versa. Annie Hawks didn’t appear to be in need for many years. She […]
There are certain words none of us want to hear again when 2020 ends. Besides practicing social distancing and hearing about a friend who was quarantined, there are three other words that have also become a catch phrase. During the Covid-19 pandemic, Face-to-face became important. Those words refer to students who sit in a classroom […]
“We need to find out how much you weigh before the doctor comes in,” said the nurse. I’m always reluctant because when I stand on their scales, the digits on the LED screen won’t be truthful. My shoes, socks, underwear, pants, and belt all the way up to my shirt keep my real weight from […]