Category Archives: Thought of the Day
Last night I had to fight off tears (this happens to me a lot these days) when I read the following words from Ezra 9:13: “… you, our God, have punished us less than our iniquities deserved.” The Lord had … Continue reading
If you want God, you will see heaven, too. If you desire only heaven, you will see neither.
While there undoubtedly will be familiar things for believers to enjoy in the afterlife, I don’t think our experiences in heaven* will simply be amplifications of the best of our earthly life. Heaven is ultimately not about spectacular mountain vistas … Continue reading
When did “We’re going to give you the best healthcare plan” become “This is the best we can do”?
Other than Jesus gently chiding Martha for complaining about her sister, Mary, I can think of no instance of the Gospels putting women in anything close to a bad spiritual light–the men, not so much!
Let the church be the church and the state be the state.
No one is as good as he or she appears to be (and that includes me).
If we want better leaders, maybe we should think about being better people.
Ash Wednesday is a powerful visual reminder of an inescapable truth: “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” If ashes are not your style, take a moment today to listen to the sobering testimony of your … Continue reading
Winning doesn’t necessarily make you a winner, and losing doesn’t necessarily make you a loser.