Ungodly Shame Pt 1

Joel 2:13 "...And rend your heart and not your garments " Now return to the LORD your God, For He is gracious and compassionate, Slow to anger, abounding in lovingkindness And relenting of evil.   I am contemplating the danger of shame in the life of the Christian. I am not talking about godly and…

An Experiment In Love

I am an INTP.  Now, now, don't roll your eyes regarding "fake science".  Actually, Jung was pretty accurate, IMO.  As Bohr (I believe) said "All models are wrong, but some are useful.".  I find that with the MBTI, once you get past the meme-y, fortune telling stuff and into actual cognition.  In fact, I have…

The Accuser

  Revelation 12:10 Then I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, "Now the salvation, and the power, and the kingdom of our God and the authority of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren has been thrown down, he who accuses them before our God day and night. 2 Corinthians 2:11…

Are You Helping Your Tribe?

An anime, a rom-com, and a youtube from a Catholic priest all walked into my head... 😀   I have been thinking about families and tribes and friends and groups and 'bands of brothers'.   Are you and I actively seeking ways to help others in their quests, struggles, activities? Are we acting like a…

Sacrifice or Delight?

Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name. Hebrews 13:15 NASV A sacrifice of praise? How can it be a sacrifice when it fills me with such joy?  When taking a minute to praise Him is like…