Month: March 2013
The sharing of ideas among mankind is a part of the growing process and leads to continual development and awareness. It is not something that we need to be afraid of. We want to have ears that hear so that we might grow and so that we might recognize the enemy’s trickery. The scriptures have told us that man is not enemy. (See Ephesians … Read More Sharing Ideas Equals Freedom
Freedom requires recognition of our vulnerability and complete reliance on God. This is intrinsic in the reality of all truth for only God is truth and only in God may truth be found. In fact, complete freedom requires that one recognize that the only thing that exists is God, once we understand that we will walk with God even as Jesus did. We will … Read More Recognition of Our Vulnerability and Complete Reliance On God
Freedom to be part of something bigger than ourselves, at least our immediate, physical self. That is a gift given by the creator and that we may choose to give of ourselves. Births and weddings and tragically, deaths also bring this boldly to our minds. Freedom involves the ability to give of ourselves. It may be as simple as a smile or a hug … Read More Freedom To Serve, Is To Acknowledge Ourselves In Others
I just had to add this footnote and say that I do know that there are those who do kindnesses all around us. And I am grateful for that. I have many in the branch (congregation) that I attend at church currently. That does not keep me from seeing a universal illness that needs to be addressed and come down with an impact that … Read More There Are Kindnesses All Around
How do I let people know who I truly am and what I am feeling right now when I am so shell shocked, disappointed, and heart broken I have one of two choices, to crumble into a blob on the floor and take medication to numb my brain so I just do not care what is going on around me or allow the pain … Read More Shattered and Shell Shocked
If only we could look to Christ instead of looking at one another. If our thoughts were first what would Jesus have me do we would be focused on who we are and not who others are. Christ is our answer. Christ is our hope. Christ is our joy. Exo 14:1 Mark 4:1 The Egyptians follow the Israelites to bring them back. The Lord … Read More Christ is what gives me courage to go forward.
On the blog talk radio program, Scriptures for the Latter Days http://tobtr.com/s/4505593, we talked about freedom in two different contexts. One was the Israelites as they left Egypt, in Exodus 14:11-12. The Egyptians complained to Moses that they wanted to stay in Egypt and be servants. They did not want to be free. Even after the many plagues and “passovers” that the Lord had … Read More Knowledge of Christ Gives Me Courage to go Forward