Ever stay up to watch a late night movie on TV? But when you close your eyes for just a second, you find you missed the movie and are stuck watching the credits? We’ve all done this. We delude ourselves into thinking we’re awake when we’re really asleep. Or take the near death experience which… Continue reading Faith & Works-Are You Asleep At The Wheel?
Imagine you’re at the pet store and you come across a colossally huge bird cage. As you draw closer, you see a small canary inside, huddled way in the back. To your surprise, the cage door is wide open. Yet the bird stays pressed against the wires as if it has nowhere to go. Sadly,… Continue reading The Joy of Creative Giving
Too many people suffer from delusions of adequacy. The sad part is they don’t even know it! Are you one of them? Here are two ways to find out! Test #1 That You Have Delusions of Adequacy Do you feel too guilty to enjoy God’s presence after you’ve already confessed your wrong to him? In… Continue reading Delusions Of Adequacy
Helen, I write because I know you’re struggling with finances and raising a child with special needs. That in some ways you feel your life is bleak and will never get better. And on the surface, you’re right. You’re a single mom, you’re trapped in a low wage town and your son has lots of… Continue reading Do We Have Spiritual Amnesia? Do We Think Facts Are The Truth?
Why False Guilt Hurts God and Keeps You From Getting Close To Him Ron, I’ve been thinking about past sins and why we have a desire to punish ourselves for them. Sometimes the punishment takes the form of physically trying to hurt ourselves. Or by doing some kind of body numbing penance. But more… Continue reading Feeling Guilty Over Past Sins We’ve Confessed To
(A Letter To Ron) I’ve been thinking about whether Jesus likes us or not? We know the Bible says Jesus loves us. But sometimes that’s hard to understand. After all, God is holy. God is all powerful. God is eternal. His ways are not our ways… So maybe His love is something totally beyond our… Continue reading Does God Like Us?
Below are Life Concepts To Help With Every Day Living Hurt People Hurt People Imagine your colleague begins yelling at you for no good reason. Normally, you’d chew him out in an instant. But when you turn around you find he’s in awheelchair with a spear through his head! Are you still furious with him?… Continue reading Things To Grow By
(A letter to Ron) Love is more than receiving or giving to receive. But what does love look like? I like the idea of having a working definition. So I can know when I’m loving, or only fooling myself. This is very important. We both want girlfriends. And eventually wives. So how do we love… Continue reading Love Defined