Words are Powerful

Words are powerful. With them we can be a blessing or a curse to ourselves and others. They can build or destroy.  Lift up or tear down.  Each of us are responsible for how we use them.  It’s good to consider how we’re using ours, isn’t it?

Goodbye 2017! Welcome 2018?

“Farewell 2017, Welcome 2018”, those words caught my eye in this emailed photo greeting from the Center for National Renewal. I think the “Farewell” appeals to many of us for we’re glad to see the year safely gone, and so eagerly welcomed 2018.   Don’t you wish with the flip …

Live life to its fullest!

Does anything here sound familiar? Do you have Bible verses that seem to stand out to you head and shoulders above the rest?  I do. And one of mine since I first read it is when Moses was standing before the people, sharing his last words of encouragement, admonishments and …

Is God a spoilsport?

What child doesn’t like a good playground? Imagine with me the best playground in the world in a bustling city, and what life is like for the children who happily play there. Everywhere we look we see lots of potential for loads of fun.  And the exuberant voices we hear …

What’s the problem?

Are you one who tends to agree with those who say our world would be better off without religion?  In a way I do!  But are we missing something here when we do?  This morning I began thinking how more and more are voicing the notion that all “religions” in …

Meaningful Light…

Light.  Everyone knows that without it life on this planet would die.  It’s hard to picture it, but every living thing — mankind, animal and plant — would perish. Then this morning I started thinking how this is the same spiritually.  On a physical level we’re blessed to have life-giving light …