9.18.23 Living Out Our Commitment to God

  It is not enough to believe in the Trinity, to follow the beliefs of your church, and to not live out your beliefs in every aspect of your life.  We must, over time, turn our intentions, our actions, our beliefs, and all of our relationships to Christ, so that He will be able to […]

8.14.23 Deepening Our Ability to Love

Healing what stands between us and God is the way that we grow our ability to love Him and everyone else, including ourselves. When I first gave my life to Christ, I walked on air for a few days, then I came crashing down to earth with this thought: “Thou shalt not have any gods […]

7.22.23 Living In the Present Moment

  Too often we need to protect ourselves from what happened to us in the past and prevent it from happening again in the future. We cannot be present to anything, much less to ourselves in the present moment. Last month I was writing about the presence of God. If we are able to be […]

6.20.23 Presence

5.19.23            Presence   In Psalm 46:10 the Lord says, “Be still and know that I am God.” In the early days of the church, men and women moved out to the desert to live in this stillness. And later in church history this led to the development of monasteries and convents for those called to […]