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The Path to Love doesn’t begin with Self-Righteousness

Racism is sinful. Do you know what else is sinful -- and, by the way, not wholly disconnected from racism? Self-righteousness. Social media is overflowing with it.   Being impressed with ourselves weakens are ability to effectively engage a real person with different ideas. In fact, engaging in meaningful interpersonal dialogue is a learned skill … Continue reading The Path to Love doesn’t begin with Self-Righteousness

One Source for a Lasting Joy

One Source for a Lasting Joy

You've felt it before.  It’s insatiable.  Our search for joy; the hungering, thirsting, aching demand for joy.  Unquenchable. With one exception. Lasting joy comes from our Creator, and him alone.  If you’re filling the void with any other substitute, you’re most effective efforts provide only temporary results. One cannot be permanently satisfied with what this … Continue reading One Source for a Lasting Joy

A Message for you Amazing Mothers…

A Message for you Amazing Mothers…

Dear Moms, Please stop feeling guilty. You’re doing a great job, and you’re very loved. Stop feeling guilty about not… * Crafting the impossibly over-engineered snacks you so regularly pin on Pinterest; * Cooking 3 scratch-made meals every day from organic ingredients that you purchased with coupons and on-sale; * Exercising at least 6 days … Continue reading A Message for you Amazing Mothers…

Letters & Promises from Heaven

Letters & Promises from Heaven

Ever received a letter from Heaven? Jehoram did.  A letter from Heaven, from Elijah himself, arrived into the hands of this disobedient King of Judah. Sounds like good news?  It wasn’t. Elijah writes that God was not pleased with the King:  “…You have led Judah and the people of Israel to prostitute themselves…You have murdered … Continue reading Letters & Promises from Heaven

Book Review:  “Walking with God,” by John Eldredge

Book Review: “Walking with God,” by John Eldredge

A fascinating topic from the consistently-intriguing John Eldredge.  I recommend his insightful book, Walking with God. Walking with God is a skill; a discipline that we learn and apply over time.  With this work, we follow Eldredge over the course of one year of his real life examples; his real-life walk with God.  How does … Continue reading Book Review: “Walking with God,” by John Eldredge

Redefining American Exceptionalism

Redefining American Exceptionalism

Recently posting that American exceptionalism was dead, a friend listed as evidence a list of social initiatives, mainly from the current politically hot-topic list, from European countries that were rated above similar programs in the USA.  Her autopsy report was simply ranking of federal programs. America is exceptional because of the freedom and liberty that … Continue reading Redefining American Exceptionalism

Book Review:  “Amazing Grace,” by Eric Metaxas

Book Review: “Amazing Grace,” by Eric Metaxas

“We are too young to realize that certain things are impossible...So we will do them anyway.” ~William Wilberforce. It's certainly interesting to wonder how many of the deeds of great men and women have been lost to the pages of history.  Some historians and authors consider it a sacred job to resurrect, if you will, … Continue reading Book Review: “Amazing Grace,” by Eric Metaxas