Has your thinking been tainted by the spirit of this age…….. The spirit of the age is a set of ideas, beliefs, and aims that is typical of people in a particular period in history. Every age has its own thoughts, ideas, and values that influence the culture, and the “spirit of the age.” It … More Spirit of this Age
What is your natural response to someone who slaps you? Do you Slap back? The supernatural response to this is both counterintuitive and counter-reactive…… Jesus taught to turn the other cheek……. we absorb (the slap) or the sinful nature (or energy) of others and convert it into righteousness by forgiving them. Persecution becomes a catalysis … More Thank God for Opposition
Do I look up at giants from my perspective or Down on them from God’s? Stop asking what we can do……… Ask…….. What does God want done?
Michael Crichton writes the purpose of history is to explain the present – to say why the world around us is the way it is. History tells us what is important in our world, and how it came to be. It tells us what is to be ignored, or discarded. That is true power – … More Crazy Timeline……..Even Crazier Stories!
Danger lurks within spiritual growth……… learning “how” then forgetting “why” The end result……. mindlessness Spontaneity is an under appreciated dimension of spirituality Our moment to moment sensitivity to Spirit turns life into a daily adventure…..if you are in a hurry…. You will miss it
Passover is a Remembrance……. History allows us to grow by standing on the shoulders of giants…… Just as alzhelmers leaves a person a living corpse, so does a lack of remembrance…… Ignorance of collective past…. Memory is the only way we can learn from the past…. Those who do not learn from the past … More Passover is a Remembrance…….
Fundamentally, hospitality is simply love in action. It has much more to do with resources of a generous heart than with sufficiency of food or space. A few years back I was out running and I heard – ‘Amy, do you think you use your gift of hospitality to the capacity you have been given … More Amy, You are the wicked servant.