Ask for Your blessing, And that is what You may give, But only Your blessing. Ask for something from You, And that is what You may give, But only something from You. Those in need of this or that May well get this or that, But only this or that, In Your time and in […]
Archives for December 2016
It’s a challenge to explain forgiveness to a six-year-old. I recently attempted just that. Fortunately, he was a very bright boy, who really wanted an answer he could grasp and apply. He had difficulty knowing how to forgive himself, and what he had to do in order to receive the forgiveness of God. And so, […]
The soul of religion is compassion. God is often said to be compassionate and merciful, gracious and abounding in steadfast love. Without compassion, love does not mean very much in practice. All the great world religions espouse compassion for others as essential for the practice of their respective faiths.
The Bible teaches that money belongs to God. It comes from God, and if God bestows it on us, we are to be good and grateful stewards of what remains God’s wealth, of what we cannot take with us when we return to God. Mind you, though we cannot take wealth with us, we will […]
If you cannot forgive a loved one in general, being able to love that person is in jeopardy. Sooner or later a loved one will do something that hurts you. Then a test of love will ensue. Without the aid of forgiveness, you won’t be able to right and restore the relationship. That being said, […]
FINDING YOURSELF One day you will wake up From the illusion That there are barriers To seeing and being yourself; And you will finally find yourself in sheer being. Though you may seem too small to satisfy Your cravings to be a somebody, You will realize you are really enough, And being enough is better […]