Belief is a decision to trust something or someone completely. Don’t mess with belief. It could change your perception of reality forever. But for the mercy of God will you ever find your way back again. I could have sought a second opinion. But I didn’t. I could have consulted with friends outside my church. […]
Incandescently hidden, But through a veil, Burnt orange mercy. Unresistant, Fire turns to stone, Innocence to wisdom. Sacred yet intimate, Eclipsed In moon’s mortal flesh For Earth to see A humble light.
While I consider myself a thinker, there are many questions I’ve never even thought to ask . . . until now. In my former life, all of the Christians I knew believed in the same interpretation of the Bible. I didn’t question this interpretation until I met Christians with different beliefs. Matthew 28:18-20 is generally […]
Lying in bed one night, I picked up a “feel-good” Christian devotional. “I am ever so near you, hovering over your shoulder . . .” For some reason, I literally looked over my shoulder. What I found, may surprise you. A tiny, barely moving speck caught my eye – a bed bug! Now, I won’t […]
There are many schools of thought on the purpose of the Bible. Among Christians, two views in particular stand out to me – the difference is subtle at first but significant upon second glance. I don’t mean to lump views together that are not mutually exclusive, but for the sake of simplicity, that’s the way […]
Why do I write? What is my goal? Must I have a goal or is enjoyment sufficient? There are several reasons I write, but clearly, no reason is good enough to actually make me write on a regular basis: Enjoyment Mental health Sharing struggles, getting encouragement, encouraging others Entertaining people Building a platform for self-publishing […]
I like different. Non-conformity is good. I live for going against the grain. That’s all great, but don’t do it in a vacuum. A year ago, I began attending a very unique church. While they believe the basic Gospel message, they have a unique view of many other aspects of the Bible. They also have […]