Category: Just Blogging

Relationships – Part three – Restoration

You can read part one of this article HERE Another misnomer about forgiveness is the restoration of the relationship. Some folks won’t forgive because they think the relationship must be restored to its original status, and they are afraid of being betrayed again. This is tricky. Because it’s easy...

Relationships – Part Two

If you stumbled upon this post and haven’t read part one, you can read it HERE. Another thing I’ve discovered about relationships is that they require us to understand we are in community with other human beings. There are going to be problems. I am not going to like...

Relationships

The topic of relationships has come up a lot lately. So I thought I'd share my views on what it takes to have a healthy relationship here. - Part one of a Three Part Article ...

Blessed . . .

Some call it privileged. I call it blessed. I am thankful for the advantages I’ve had in my life, each provided to me by the culture in which I was raised. I don’t take for granted that I was brought up by two parents who loved me and gave...

It’s time . . .

I haven’t been here most of the Summer. Some of that is because it’s been a busy year. So much to do outside! It was such a beautiful Summer, not necessarily great for being poolside, but the temperature was tremendous and just enough rain that nothing turned brown in...

Everlasting God

Today on the way home “Everlasting God” by Chris Tomlin played on the radio. At the end a child reads Isaiah 40:28-31. I praised God as the wee one read “Even the very young grow tired and weak. Young men stumble and fall. But the one who trusts in...

What is a Christian?

I’m not going to call myself a Christian anymore. Instead I’d rather be known as a “close friend of Jesus Christ.” Everyone who has ever stepped foot in a church calls themselves a Christian, yet I wonder if many of them really know Jesus at all. You see, Jesus...

Thoughts on Growing Old

The fact that for centuries people have been trying to find the secret to eternal youth and living forever is just more proof that God is who He says He is. Te search for the fountain of youth and cryogenics are just two of the most famous endeavors to...

Guns . . . so controversial

I try really hard to never “attack” anyone on this blog or even make anything sound like I’m coming against any person. Instead I try to always keep my thoughts toward ideologies and such. This post may sound directed toward one person because of recent Facebook posts, and for...