Category Christian perspective
There has been rivalry and dissension as far back as we have recorded history. The Bible records the sibling rivalry between Cain and Abel. Cain eventually killed Abel. Then came Jacob and Esau and their feud.
Do You Think it is Too Late? Inspired by We Make the Road by Walking by Brian D. McLarenChapter Seven Scripture references: Genesis 18: 9-33; 22: 1-14, Micah 6: 6-8, Acts 17: 19-34 Abraham and Sarah thought it was too late. Do you ever think it is too late for you? I fight the thoughts […]
Plotting Goodness Inspired by We Make the Road by Walking by Brian D. McLarenChapter Six Scripture references include – Genesis 12: 1-9, Galatians 3: 6-9, and Mark 11: 15-19 God’s goodness and love is for everyone. “God loves everyone, everywhere, no exceptions.” This takes out our idea that we can make it to the top […]
Since the beginning, since Adam and Eve, we have desired to be the god of things. We choose to wrong tree. “Instead of imitating and reflecting God as good image bearers should do, we start competing with God, edginess God out, playing god ourselves.” We blame each other. We become religious rivals. We judge one another.
In Over Our Heads Inspired by We Make the Road by Walking by Brian D. McLarenChapter Five Scripture references include Genesis 4:1-17; 6:5-8; 7:1-5; 8: 1: 9:7-17, Psalm 51 and James 4:1-8 Do you see the progression in the illustration of the Biblical messages above? I like to look at the whole picture. I recall […]
Do you yearn, as I do, for the just right spiritual path that will give you the meaningful life you desire? Perhaps like so many of us you have “realized that religion too often shrinks, starves, cages, and freezes aliveness rather than fostering it.” You want to live life with aliveness.
You may think that there is absolutely nothing good that can come from the chaos you are living.
Are You Accepted/Rejected? We hold a status in society – married or divorced, stay-at-home mom or working mom, white collar or blue collar, successful or on welfare, home owner or homeless, physically fit or disabled, black or white. If you’ve ever changed from one status to another you may know the sting of judgment that […]
My children were three, four, and six years old when their father left us. We were married almost ten years and up until the preceding eighteen months of that time, our lives had been exciting, productive, and promising.