A friend asked this question: The teachings in the Bible about forgiveness are hard. People in my life are so stupid. Their actions hurt and offend me. So I avoid them. I pray for them but I can not let my life be affected by them. It makes me feel bad. I know Jesus says [...]
This essay is a response to a question posed by someone about some friends that faced a dilemma about getting married. They felt that they should be married but could not feasibly do so due to a loss of benefits. They have a belief system that encourages them to try to honor God with their [...]
A lifetime in a day.
They surround me. Full of fury. Full of joy. Voices raised in unison "Justice! Justice!" Joined together by a bond of forgiveness.
Eve is the name given to the Genesis account of the start of humanity. Other belief systems have similar accounts. This short abstract story is intended to contemplate her story, based on what Genesis says about it, but expanded to imagine what it may have felt like. I think we can relate as we go [...]
Started with love in ages ago With raging innocence soft yet sure Unwary naivete how could it know Natural confidence assumed the pure
a free verse poem : this verse set free exposing a soul was meant to be read ever so slow
In this letter to his bride, Jesus calls her attention to the some dangerously bad guys that are coming over trying to break up the marriage. But he says he is completely confident in her faithfulness.
In this letter to his bride, Jesus is gently encouraging her to face what is in front of her. Those of you who have lost a loved one can relate. Those of you who have watched while a loved one is hated and destroyed by society can relate more.
This letter is really a great example of a Love Letter. But you have to read it understanding the background against which it is written.