A while back I made a cryptic post on Facebook that simply said, "I choose not to live in fear." I am sure there were some that thought whoopdeedoo. Some may thought so what? My Facebook feed has been full of posts lately about border security, border wall, refugee posts etc. I have stayed mostly … Continue reading January 6th, I choose not to live in fear.
So the other night, I was reading a Winnie The Pooh book to my 4 year old daughter. He wanted to think, and was going to his favorite thinking spot. Pooh say down and started to say, "Think, think, think". Hold on to that thought for a minute. Wednesday night we were sitting around the … Continue reading December 14th
Matthew 5:12-13 "Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and utter every kind of evil against you [falsely] because of me. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven. Thus they persecuted the prophets who were before you." It's not easy being a faithful obedient Christian these days. … Continue reading Matthew 5:11-12, “Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and utter every kind of evil against you [falsely] because of me. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven. Thus they persecuted the prophets who were before you.”
Matthew 5:10 "Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." I got nothing today. I really don't know how I could write anything to this one simple verse. But I did think of a few reflective questions for you to ponder. How do you define "doing … Continue reading Matthew 5:10 “Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”
If you're not a Catholic, then you probably have never heard or read this story. It comes from the second book of Maccabees. Why 1st or 2nd Maccabees are not in a Protestant Bible is for a whole other day. The short answer is, Martin Luther said they and along with five other books weren't … Continue reading November 22nd. Mom’s, Faith, and Martyrdom.
Mark 12: 13-17 Some Pharisees and Herodians were sent to Jesus to ensnare him in his speech. They came and said to him, "Teacher, we know that you are a truthful man and that you are not concerned with anyone's opinion. You do not regard a person's status but teach the way of God … Continue reading June 6, My Grandpa, God, and the Government