Remember back months ago when I switched from a self-hosted blog to wordpress.com so I could simplify parts of my life? Yeah......well, I just figured out that all the links on two very important pages didn't successfully make the move to their new home. So, I've spent the majority of the morning searching for the … Continue reading Discovering some loose ends
Texture by Kim Klassen; 0216 Magic When God forgives, he at once restores. ~Theodore Epp Liturgy. The word most likely conjures up negative impressions of stuffy, stale religious services that don't really speak to our enlightened, contemporary culture. By definition, liturgy means: a customary repertoire of ideas, phrases, or observances; a prescribed form for public religious worship. Now, admit it...your … Continue reading What is the Liturgy of your Life?
You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect. ~Matthew 5:48 (Jesus Christ in the Sermon on the Mount) Whoa. Whaaaat? We're eXpected to be perfect? With eXpectations like that, no wonder people take issue with Christianity. So what exactly does God expect from us? Since he is a holy, perfect God, imperfection cannot … Continue reading X is for eXpectations
We don't know the details of her past. Five husbands later (perhaps due to divorce, war, illness or accident) she now finds herself single...again. She thirsts for a loving, stable, unconditional love relationship, but it eludes her. Now, she's living with a man who is not her husband. She may or may not love him...but … Continue reading W is for Woman at the Well
Or are they merely the Ten Suggestions? I think people get uncomfortable with the word, commandment. In this age of moral relativism, most people simply don't like being told what they can and can't do. What most people don't realize is that the Big Ten from God were meant for those of the Jewish faith that were rescued out of Egypt … Continue reading T is for Ten Commandments