When Prayer. Is. Hard.
I admit, it’s a blow to faith when God moves in a powerful way yet the ones for whom you prayed still deal with hellish circumstances.
The Touch of the Master’s Hand
To our modern ears, the concept of servant or submission sounds horrible. The thought of subjecting our will to God’s will sounds reprehensible, especially since most authority on display around us is self-seeking, power hungry or just flat-out evil. But the biblical concept of “losing our lives for Christ’s sake” is truly the only path […]
Something to Ponder
God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform; He plans His footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm. Deep in unfathomable mines of never failing skill, He treasures up His bright designs and works His sovereign will. ~Hymn and Lyrics by William Cowper William Cowper, author of this amazing hymn, “God […]
The difference between a fat caterpillar and a butterfly is startling. Obvious transformation occurs. No one has to ask if there is a difference because the thing looks, acts, and even feeds differently.
What’s your Theology on Tragedy?
Had an interesting conversation with my favorite 80 year-old Catholic priest this morning. Normally he is lively and teasing. Today he still teased but he moved a bit slower and the smiles didn’t reach his eyes, eyes filled with sadness. I didn’t even have to ask if he’d seen the news.
A Christmas Resolution
And I looked ‘round at the world, at all the wars and strife and I thought, “Dear Jesus, if only we were about to welcome You into the world in the flesh once more.” And He replied, “But that’s what it was all for… Me, coming into the world, in the flesh, through you–millions and […]