The weight of expectations

Ecclesiastes. I will venture a bet it's not a book in the Old Testament too many of you have read. I know I haven't. But, it's quickly moving up the list. And, believe it or not, it does tie into Thankful Thursday. The Old Testament book doesn't dance around the hard questions of life, but … Continue reading The weight of expectations

X is for eXpectations

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