Category Archives: forgiveness

What do you think?

Now, all of this holy living is great that we’ve been talking about the last couple weeks is great, but it doesn’t just happen. Not normally. There are plenty of times when we just can’t “put on compassion, kindness, or … Continue reading

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You are the light of the world

As we move to a life of holiness, it can be a little scary. We think it will be too hard, that it will demand too much of us, and that we will have no place in the life we … Continue reading

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Fruits of the Spirit: Gentleness

There are times that a firm “No,” or even “Absolutely not,” are needed. There are times when a strong push is the only thing that will open a door or move an obstacle. It’s easy to think that a spirit … Continue reading

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Understanding

I have a family member who is not a big fan of religion or even God for that matter. Discussions about faith are always treacherous and any reasonable facts or concepts are not going to get through. Needless to say, … Continue reading

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Music Monday: The Saint That is Just Me

I am so very imperfect. I mean, truly imperfect. I want to be like so many of the amazing saints I have learned about, and most times I just can’t. For sure, I can’t be like the whitewashed perfect stories … Continue reading

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Music Monday: What Love Really Means

Share: https://youtu.be/PgGUKWiw7Wk   Embed:    This song touches such a chord in me right now. I see more and more disdain and distrust of Christianity, religion, and faith in general, and I see more and more examples of why that attitude … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Unpack Your Heart – Phillip Phillips

Bring your secrets, bring your scars, Bring your glory, all that you are, Bring your daylight, bring your dark, Share your silence, and unpack your heart… Into your darkness I’ll shine a light   I love this joyful, energizing pop … Continue reading

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Do you love me?

In this final week of Easter, we straddle Holy Week as Jesus finishes His prayers and dialogue at the Last Supper and then talks to Simon on the seashore after He has risen from the dead. We start the week … Continue reading

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Turning Back

  Each Sunday of Easter, we will hear an excerpt or something related to the readings during the week. It is interesting to note what is pulled out and emphasized. This Sunday, we heard a portion of Peter’s speech at … Continue reading

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Doubting Thomas

The first Sunday of Easter always has the story of Doubting Thomas. (John 20:19-31) You know the one. Thomas comes in, having totally missed Jesus’ appearance to everyone else. Pretty sure that they are messing with him or that they … Continue reading

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