Relationships

We have been told from oldLove God, Love neighborThis is our callingThis is our labor Our elders have spokenTime and againAbout the need for communityIn order to be a friend Witnesses of truthHave spoken at lengthHow in the endPersonal relationships save everything Community, they sayHolds the cureTo the long lonelinessAnd the sin of despair Emerson,Continue reading “Relationships”

Come on- fight the good fight

Fight, struggle, strain and give everything you have been given to be the absolute best human being you can possibly be. As you do this, you will lose what was needed to be lost. You will shed what was keeping you from growing and you will defend yourself, without even trying, from getting stuck inContinue reading “Come on- fight the good fight”

You have forgotten

As long as we have forgotten that everything we have ever been given is a gift, then we will continue to compete, compare and complain. Consequently, our hypocrisy will shine like the sun and our callous hearts will grow harder and harder. But if we 🛑 and take big inhale of free air and startContinue reading “You have forgotten”

Talking vs Speaking Love

Remember- there is a difference between talking and sharing your experience, strength and hope.Of course we (Christians) are familiar with Jesus’s warnings about the use of our tongues and our idle words (words that are spoken to guilt, shame, humilate, boast, brag, incite fear or violence, encourage gluttony, pride and mindless consuming, nourish nonsense, offerContinue reading “Talking vs Speaking Love”

God didn’t make girls

God didn’t make girlsFor boysTo find their worth in menOr to be given their worth by men God didn’t make girlsTo be a man’s emotional tamponTo get them to churchTo complete menTo satisfy their superficial pleasuresTo entertain or tolerate any form of objectificationTo justify their existenceOr make them feel better about their arrogance or ignorance.Continue reading “God didn’t make girls”

Our contradictions are killing us

The state agricultural department instructs us to spray a poison to kill the grass in order to plant a native wildflower garden. The road department leaves years of trash on the roadside but not the trees or bushes. We grow crops to feed diet-related disease and sickness. The government subsidizes foods that kill us. WeContinue reading “Our contradictions are killing us”

Costs of a growth economy

“Meanwhile, our attempt to maintain a “growth economy” in a measurably diminishing world is playing the devil with our traditional (and admirable) moral code, which our most prominent politicians now put to public use mainly to paint over our immoral behavior. We make war, we are told, for the love of peace. We subvert ourContinue reading “Costs of a growth economy”

Pick up and read

I have been reading G.K.Chesterton’s Orthodoxy 🤯I must confess that I do not understand everything I read, because Chesterton was a genius and I am not. The funny thing is as I dig into these great thinkers, I discover that (1) I am ignorant (2) I do not search for truth like I think IContinue reading “Pick up and read”

Prayer for Healing

My prayer for 2022 is that this year will be the year of healing. I am not only praying for this, but I will be working towards this because I know that healing can only happen when we return to foundational truths and we practice these basic truths over and over in thought, word andContinue reading “Prayer for Healing”

Fear

What is fear?How does it impact your life?How does it determine what you doWhat reasons does it give for strife? What is your fear?Fear of missing outFear of fearFear of painFear of failingFear of succeedingFear of your own fleshFear of the worldFear of the futureFear of the pastFear of the presentFear of manFear of SatanFearContinue reading “Fear”