Sometimes Life Hurts…a Lot

This is “the most wonderful time of year”, yet sometimes it is hard to breathe deep without feeling sorrow or pain. This is a season of “comfort and joy”, yet sometimes the tears don’t stop flowing. This is the season to “rock around the Christmas tree” yet pulling the covers off and getting out ofContinue reading “Sometimes Life Hurts…a Lot”

Convinced or Convicted

If I’m going to be honest, I have convinced myself of a lot of false truths in my life.  When I was a child I was convinced that if I rolled my eyes too often then they could really get stuck.  I was also convinced that swallowing a piece of gum would take 7 yearsContinue reading “Convinced or Convicted”

The Day the World Fell into Darkness

Betrayed Spit on Slandered Denied Abandoned Rejected Falsely accused Alone Suffering Tortured Yes God understands!  His son endured it all and he walked to his death.  He was perfection and his own people rejected him.  He was unconditional love, yet the people couldn’t see it. God became man and experienced the joys and sorrows ofContinue reading “The Day the World Fell into Darkness”

You’re Wrong

I am a Christian and in my opinion you are wrong. Have I made anyone uncomfortable yet?  If I said this statement to you in person, your jaw might drop.  As you read this your shock might tempt you to unsubscribe, unfollow, and even unfriend me (both online and in person).  For my non-Christian friendsContinue reading “You’re Wrong”

Excuses 1:1

“All scripture is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting, training in righteousness, and justification of sin” Excuses 1:1     This is not an actual scripture in the Bible, nor is this a book of the Bible, yet it does have parts of a scripture taken from the book of Second Timothy.  The point being that theContinue reading “Excuses 1:1”

What is Grace?

Grace is a term thrown around in Christian circles as if everyone should understand what it means.  It’s this overarching term that seems to cover comfort, provision, forgiveness, love, blessings, and answers to prayer.   But what is grace? Grace is the undeserved, freely given forgiveness of sin given to us through Christ’s crucifixion.  It can’tContinue reading “What is Grace?”