Another Way To Love

The idea of loving correction is a consistent message throughout the Scriptures. God portrays Himself to us as a loving parent, a father who wants to protect and provide the very best for His children. The Scriptures make it clear that divine discipline is not an expression of punishment or vengeance. It is the loving … Continue reading Another Way To Love

In It, Not Of It…

Life is short. Our time here is but a mere speck in the big picture. We are so minuscule. But we believe ourselves to be infinite. We think so highly of ourselves that we search for the immediate gratification, the constant reward for our greatness, the self-fulfillment.  Rather, we should be searching for the ways … Continue reading In It, Not Of It…

Wipe Every Tear

Revelation 21:4-5 “He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there shall be no more death or mourning, wailing or pain, [for] the old order has passed away.” The one who sat on the throne said, “Behold, I make all things new.”  I don’t know where to start this morning. God knows my heart … Continue reading Wipe Every Tear

An Amazing Love

Last night we celebrated the Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception. It is clearly impossible that this day is celebrating the conception of Jesus in Mary’s womb. Rather, this feast day celebrates the conception of Mary in her mother’s womb.  Born free of original sin, Mary was preordained to be the mother of our Lord … Continue reading An Amazing Love

Golden Rules

Everything comes full circle. As children, we find comfort in the rules. Knowing right from wrong and what is allowed and what isn’t.  It is once we learn of free will and logic that we begin to question the laws put in place for our very protection. Like rebellious teenagers, we turn away from God’s … Continue reading Golden Rules

Pour Yourself Out

We have become so commercialized. And self-centered. Christmas lists that are pages long. Holiday parties full of indulgences. When did we lose sight of the meaning of Christmas? When did we forget that this season is a celebration of the coming of Christ to save us from our own sinfulness? It seems ironic to me … Continue reading Pour Yourself Out