Have you ever heard someone say, “Don’t pray for patience!” The idea behind the statement comes from Romans 5:3, teaching patience is worked out in our lives by trials and tribulations. But a closer look at this verse might be a good idea. In the New Living Translation, Romans 5:3 says, “We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance (patience).” Did you catch it? We should rejoice in the trials. Why? They help us develop patience.
Life lesson: Pray for pat...more
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Last night, we heard the news we’ve been waiting to hear for almost ten years. He’s dead. Immediate reaction? “Finally, the bastard’s dead. Is it Castro’s turn yet?” What do you expect?...more
I have occasion to believe, That every time I dream A message is conveyed. I see clouds up high above, And focus on my love Convenient and serene. How beautiful the landscape, Provider of all. At peace I am assured, Tethered I am not. I float on high aloft, And dream of things to come. I thought it into existence, I looked and then remembered. I saw and believed, Believed and I saw. Changes internal, manifested externally. Come hither green snake, ...more
While heroic workers battle the threat of nuclear meltdown in Japan, a different kind of fallout seems to threaten the peace of those of us in the US. As fears that radioactive particles will float across the ocean and strike the United States escalate, we seem to be paying less attention to the tragic loss of life and peace in Japan and more on how this might hurt us right here at home....more
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