Monthly Archives: July 2017

Thoughts on Ephesians 4:25-32

Ephesians 4:25-32 Reflection: Basically Paul is spelling out the expectations, rules, and new guidelines for those committing to live Christ-like lives. These days, when so many claim to be Christian, it is important for Christians new and old and in-between … Continue reading

Posted in Ephesians, Love, Love thy Neighbor, Opinion, Truth | Leave a comment

Ezekiel 34:11-16 God, the True Shepherd

Ezekiel 34:11-16(NRSV) “For thus says the Lord God: I myself will search for my sheep, and will seek them out. As shepherds seek out their flocks when they are among the scattered sheep, so I will seek out my sheep. … Continue reading

Posted in Ezekiel, Hope, Inspiration, Spirituality, Truth | Leave a comment

Matthew 11:28-30

Matthew 11:28-30 (NKJV) “Come to Me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Generosity, Equality, Hospitality, Jesus, Love thy Neighbor, Mathew | Leave a comment

Isaiah 40:8 “The Word of Our God Stands Forever”

Isaiah 40:8 “The grass withers and the flowers fade, but the word of our God stands forever.” (NLT – New Living Translation) Reflection:  No matter what the season, no matter what may come and go– good or bad– the one … Continue reading

Posted in Hope, Inspiration, Isaiah | Leave a comment

Ecclesiastes 10:11

“If the snake bites before it is charmed, there is no advantage in a charmer.” Ecclesiastes 10:11 (NRSV) Reflection: This little bit from Ecclesiastes made me think and ponder more deeply than usual because I was looking for a broader … Continue reading

Posted in Ecclesiastes | Leave a comment

1 Samuel 17 “David and Goliath”

So one of the most classic stories of the Bible is the story of David and Goliath. It is the classic story of the underdog kid with attitude and sling taking down the well armored boastful giant. In looking at … Continue reading

Posted in 1&2 Samuel, Faith, Inspiration, Self-Reflection | Leave a comment

On the Subject of Fear

Never let fear of others’ evil dictate the good you can do. Never let fear of failure keep you from trying to succeed. Success only comes from trying and doing. You cannot succeed at something if you do nothing. Never … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Hope, Inspiration | Leave a comment