Category Archives: Relationships

All Saints Day

November 1 “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us…” … Continue reading

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Forgiving Ourselves

September 16 It is a fairly safe assumption that everyone has things in their past that they certainly regret. A poor decision. A moment of uncontrolled anger. A spiteful outburst. A cruel action. A time of great weakness… or pride… … Continue reading

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Judging

July 31 “Do not judge others, and you will not be judged.” (Jesus – Matthew 7:1) We all know that we are not supposed to judge people. In fact, Jesus makes it pretty clear that those who judge, will be … Continue reading

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Funeral for a Friend

July 7 This evening my wife and I went to the funeral of a friend, from a few years back. Tonight’s post offers some reflections and thoughts about funerals and dying… It seems a little sad (and unfair) that a … Continue reading

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Love… Translated

June 30 In our last time together, we talked about defining love. And about how it is absolutely essential for true Christian living (the fulfillment of the Law, thing). It is so tremendously important, that sometimes we can get the … Continue reading

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Religion and Rules

June 26 “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’ and ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Luke 10:27) I grew up in a church … Continue reading

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Do not judge?

May 22 “Do not judge others, and you will not be judged.” (Jesus – Matthew 7:1) One of the easiest things for Christians to do is to be judgmental. It is easy, because we believe we are right (which may … Continue reading

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