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“Keep Christ in Christmas!” “Jesus is the reason for the season!” “It’s OK to say Merry Christmas!” I get it. Faithful Christians (and even some of the “twice-a-year” variety) get frustrated and upset about greetings and wordings that avoid using “Christ” and “Jesus” or other spiritually significant phrases. So, they post comments like those above … Continue reading Celebrating the “Christ Mass”
An MRI, which is essentially a picture of a persons insides–can reveal a wide range of problems that cannot be seen from the outside. There might be symptoms and complaints but only the MRI can help shed light on what is happening and what the proper treatment may be. Other time there may be no … Continue reading MRI
So, the election is over. Having seen both campaigns over the last several months and having seen both of them will display their weaknesses, their shortcomings, and the ways in which they fall short (and yes, both campaigns fell far short of the ideal), I’ve come to realize that there might just be one statement only that truly … Continue reading My hope is built…
Source: O Come, O Come… for a Monday Morning What does it mean that God came to be “with us”? And what did he come to do? And what does all of this mean for me? Originally posted 2015-12-24 23:55:08.
Shout out to stevespictures.com Source: Traditional Market in Central Java Originally posted 2015-12-12 23:16:03.
Like the first break of dawn Is the path of the righteous Light in the darkness Hope amid despair Shining ever brighter Until the full light of day ~Proverbs 4:18 http://wp.me/p5j17b-3M Originally posted 2015-12-12 18:14:54.
When we look at this from human, this-world-only perspective then we have many reasons to be fearful, even desperate for retribution. But those who walk with Christ have another perspective that informs their thoughts and actions. “O death, where is your sting? O grave, where is your victory?” ~1 Corinthians 15:55 Source: California Shootings Originally … Continue reading California Shootings
Many churches…come dangerously close to reducing Christianity to a commodity that can be packaged, marketed and sold. Instead of cultivating a deep, holistic discipleship that touches every aspect of our lives, we’ve confined the life of faith to Sunday mornings, where it can be kept safe and predictable, or to a “personal relationship with Christ” … Continue reading Fast and Slow
“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”― Dr. Seuss It’s so easy to look my children and be sad because what once was is no longer all the while forgetting the joy of what is to come. Originally posted 2015-10-11 04:29:37.