When I was younger, there was this whole drawn out conversation about the different levels of hell; some people said there were seven levels which vary in heat intensity and of course, the worst sinners go to the hottest part of hell. People really got deeply involved in trying to figure out the theology of … Continue reading Why Does It Matter?
You don’t have to be a treadmill veteran to know that the only direction to face when you’re running is forward. If you turn your head anywhere else, you’ll lose your bearing in a matter of seconds and it could result in a terrible fall. You can look around when you’re walking, but when you’re … Continue reading Are You A Headless Runner?
Have you ever run into one of those guys selling a Rolex wristwatch on the streets of New York City for $25? If you bought one of those, you didn’t buy it because you thought you were actually buying a Rolex; at least I hope you’re not that gullible. Now, let’s say you buy a … Continue reading Are You An Authorized Dealer?
We’ve all heard about being at the right place at the right time: some call it serendipity. Most people realize that time and place amazingly coincided to release something powerful only AFTER the event. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Being at the right place at the right time is a planned and … Continue reading Where Is Your GPS?
Little children are very interesting. They are the epitome of unconditional love. You spank your child one minute and the next minute they come to you and kiss you goodnight. Before that, they want to sit in your lap and just hug you. Adults are good at keeping grudges, but not little children. They forget … Continue reading Don’t Leave the Presence!
Have you ever received advice that made you go “huh?” For the rest of the year, you’ll probably be attending festive dinners, reunions, Christmas programs and gathering around family traditions. They say “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” And perhaps it is. Family, friends, food and more food, presents, lights, shopping … what … Continue reading Thanks, But No Thanks!
Part of being a brat involves some rather interesting conversations with my Dad. I take my brat rights seriously. Some people may accuse me of complaining, but I will tell them I am having honest conversations with my Father, and if they don’t have that kind of relationship with Him, I can’t blame them for … Continue reading Are You in a Codependent Relationship?