A. Battle. Is. Raging. It is raging in many, many places around the world as hatred drives hatred. It is raging in our nation as everyday we become a more divided people. It is raging in the streets of our cities as our young people search for belonging through gangs because they don’t find it at … More What Is Your Battle Plan?
“But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” (Matthew 5:44) WHAT? I am supposed to love my enemies? I am supposed to pray for those who persecute me? Yeah, right!!!!!! Isn’t that what we think and feel when we read the Lord’s admonition? Frankly, it is hard enough … More Love Your Enemies???
ANGER. BITTERNESS. After the initial introductions, these were so obviously a deeply seated part of her life. Yes, she had what she sees as a legitimate reason for her anger and bitterness. If her situation were mine, perhaps I would feel the same. I hope not! The biggest problem with anger and bitterness as I … More Anger and Bitterness: A Very Real Poison
Today I attended a very informative grief workshop presented by our community hospital. Dr. Kirk Neely, a Baptist minister from South Carolina, was the speaker. This was an educational function rather than a small group setting. Honestly, that works best for me. Dr. Neely’s presentation was based on his personal grief experiences as well as 40 … More Grief – For Each Of Us It’s Different