If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten- Who knows I like most people thought this quote was attributable to the motivational speaker Tony Robbins. I couldn’t understand why Jesus was whispering it in my ear today because what the heck self-help guru is going to help me? The whispers… Continue reading Tony Robbins or Jesus?
It’s late, I know, but there are things worth talking about. Like my slight (o.k. full on) obsession with listening to the Jennifer Fulwiler show. My hours at work have changed which has forced me to listen to her talk radio program on demand, which means bite size tidbits, ten minutes at a time, and… Continue reading Lady Gaga, God and why you need to listen
Social media has taken its toll. This morning, in and out of taking breaks from a complex reading, I used a break to read several articles that talked about the messages we are sending as a society. I read about expectations and hopes and dreams. I followed that up with some general internet surfing. And… Continue reading How many likes will I get?
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“Some things are best left unsaid.” I read that phrase tonight – written by someone I respect. I have seen it before, I have said it myself. And what I think I always meant by it was this (or something very close): “There is a lot I could say,…
“During the time when Israel was deprived of land and Temple, God- according to the traditional criteria-could not compete with other gods, for a god who had no land and could not be worshiped was not a god at all.” Pope Benedict XVI, Jesus of Nazareth, From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration,… Continue reading A house is not a home…when you’re not there