What does the future hold? I wish I knew. Sans a crystal ball, I can only predict so much about what may take place in 2013. Here are things that I’m looking forward to. Continue reading
Recently, I studied Corinthians again. This time through, I found God speaking to me about leadership. Continue reading
I’m going to take up watching TV. Continue reading
At 42, we’re suppose to be having mid-life crises right now, not end-of-life discussions Continue reading
How do you greet the day – with enthusiasm or dread? Indifference? Boredom? As a gift?
A week ago, I was lamenting a cavity and fretting about the long to-do list at the Funny Farm. I frantically tried to accomplish all the work I could during every waking minute. And then came Wednesday. Continue reading
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Why do we give gifts or do things for others? Is it to receive their gratitude or indebtedness? To receive their praise or approval? To gain something in return? To get them to like us more? Or do we do these things to express our love and care? Even when people didn’t receive the gift of Jesus and his redemption, he still gave his life. He did it out of love, not for anything in return. It is a free gift from God. We need to give without expectations as well.
The words I shared were not my own but of the Holy Spirit. The words were meant for my friend, yes. They were also meant for me and every other person who feels they don’t measure up. Continue reading
This past Sunday’s Skepsis talk is one with which I wrestle personally – hypocrisy. I don’t wrestle with it because I see the seeming contradiction of Christians who boldly profess their faith and then act in contrast. I struggle because I know that at times people see me as the hypocrite and that pains me deeply. It also makes me ever grateful for the grace of God. Continue reading
Do you ever have those days when you wonder, what’s the point of this life? Why am I here? I don’t mean these questions in a morbid sense but rather in a more philosophical sense. People wrestle with these thoughts from time-to-time as they chart a course for their future. I think we are given some indication of why we’re here in Scripture. Continue reading