I am occasionally asked, “What happened to the G.U.T.S. Acrostics? Of course this is a series of word games based on the letters GUTS. Regarding the subject of not writing them lately, all I can say is: My bad. It has been June of last year since I published G.U.T.S.#40 – Get Used To Stages.… More G.U.T.S. #41- Glorify, Uplift and Trust the Saviour
For over 5 years now, I have participated in a 12 step program. The manner of thinking described in these steps has transformed my life. One of the chief ideas behind this Code of Conduct is that a motive of selfishness is an unhealthy style of living. Twelve step teachings help adherents to see, recognize,… More 12 steps and God’s will.
The changes we want in life can seem so difficult and unreachable, when we view them at the base of the Mountain. At that point, we must remember that we do not leap over mountains but climb them one step at a time. And when viewed this way major change is just taking steps up… More Power to Change
Recently, in a private Society of Friends page to which I belong , the opinion was stated by some that that certain aspects of the Biblical record make it undesirable for Quakers to use in worship and practice. It saddens me that many Quakers have become so liberal, that they try to discredit the spiritual… More My Quaker Faith And The Bible
Many aspects of our life are like the weather. They can not be changed. They are what they are. Ok. I get it. You can not control the forecast outside. But you can control your internal climate. You can control the the forecast for the inside. It is within our power to predict more sun.… More Your Forecast
In one of the most powerful passages in the New Testament, Jesus informs that as we do acts of kindness, to the least of those around us, then we have in fact done those deeds to God. this is so contrary to the most popularized concept of success . According to the definition of Jesus,… More The Spiritual Fruit of Service
A young friend once asked me: What are some of the things you still struggle with after you got closer to God? Are there things that you have to continue to ask God for help with? I felt like my reply might help some of you, in your faith walks and spiritual growth. So, here… More Faith struggles