COVID has been a pain in our butts for the vast majority of 2020...this much is true. People have died (over 200k in the US). This is no small thing. However, perhaps one of the worst outcomes of the entire thing is how we have come to treat one another...our friends, family, and neighbors.
It’s Saturday night. I’m laying in bed, everyone is asleep, and two incidents from the week keep replaying in my mind involving each of my sons oddly (well perhaps not too oddly) leading me to some thoughts about discipleship: Incident 1 - Declan (4 years old) came into my room last week with his glasses [...]
Matthew 19:13-14 NLT - One day some parents brought their children to Jesus so he could lay his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples scolded the parents for bothering him. But Jesus said, "Let the children come to me. Don't stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these children."
We are a little over a week away from Thanksgiving...one of my all-time favorite holidays...because let's face it...I LOVE FOOD! But, over the years I've observed interactions between families--not just my own - I love my family!...but also from other families--and it is interesting to see how holidays, such as Thanksgiving, that should be bringing people together and filling homes and hearts with joy and fellowship...can be one of the biggest stresses on relationships in the existence of the world.
Discovering The Enneagram Recently, I've been doing a book study with a number of close friends of mine (and even some new friends I never knew I had!). The study is through the book titled, The Road Back to You by Ian Cron and Suzanne Stabile. To summarize, the book is an introductory journey through [...]