Category Archive: LIVING

Does God have control of COVID?

When struggling to feel confident about something I profess to believe is true, I’ve found it helpful to think through the alternative. What would follow from it being untrue? For instance, I believe… Continue reading

A non-Thanksgiving Thanksgiving post

~ where I affirm your significance, and mine In researching a topic for today’s post, I read a bunch of other blogs on various topics. Boy, a whole lot of people have a… Continue reading

Hypocrisy, humbling, and healing

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. embarrassed herself recently by publicly misattributing and misappropriating a verse from the Bible. You can read about that here. As a Muslim, she doesn’t hold the New Testament to… Continue reading

Hope for these troubled times

Who can use a little pick-me-up? Anyone out there feeling depressed and hopeless? I have just the thing to get you through these troubled and trying times. It’s not a funny meme or… Continue reading

America needs a spanking

Every good parent knows that if you fail to set and enforce boundaries with a child, that child will end up destroying businesses and tearing down statues. Or otherwise giving his rebellious nature… Continue reading

Calculating incalculable losses

What’s wrong with this picture? Aside from a numbered loss being labeled “incalculable.” As simply a commentary on the personal toll the coronavirus pandemic has taken on many, this front page of the… Continue reading

Don’t make him come down here

  Don’t you just hate all this uncertainty? I sure do, and long for some definitive answers to these and other questions persistently punctuating this pandemic. Are COVID-19 cases going to spike so… Continue reading

Fear that saves

Sign of the times: People are thinking about hell. I had over five times the number of hits on my blog post about hell in March alone (354) than I did in the… Continue reading

Fill some of these hours with thought

I’m seeing lots of suggestions in the news and on social media about how to fill your hours at home in these long days of self-quarantining. I have one too. Don’t. Don’t fill… Continue reading

Is this pandemic a judgment from God?

If you’re familiar at all with the Bible, you probably know that God periodically punished people with pestilence. You may also know that pestilence is predicted as part of God’s penalty on mankind… Continue reading

Let’s play The Glad Game*

So this coronavirus outbreak is causing considerable havoc but I’m a glass-half-full type and I see a lot of good coming from it. How is it benefitting thee and me? Let me count… Continue reading

Living without fear

Seems like now is a good time to repost this. It’s a jungle out there. Life is positively Amazonian . . . a winding, never-ending thicket of dangerous possibilities. Terrorist attacks, neighborhood crime,… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – The Holy Spirit

I am still in awe of the fact that by simply tapping a small, wireless, handheld device we can talk to someone hundreds, or even thousands of miles away, reaching them in seconds.… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX

  On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, A partridge in a pear tree. On the second day of Christmas…blah, blah, blah A partridge in a pear tree?… Continue reading

The village is coming for your children

I find it ironic that those who are the most passionate about certain “rights” and freedoms…to marry someone of the same-sex, determine your own gender, take the life of your child in the… Continue reading