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
—————————————————- Prayer can find; The Holy Hug of God- Prayer 101 – God may know all things. But prayer is not osmosis. God my be able to know every thought but the function of prayer is not for God to read your mind. God wants to hear from you. As a parent, you may know what… More Find The Holy Hug of God in Prayer
An un-named but very special friend wrote me today; with this concern: “”What the world calls “excellence,” and even what some of God’s people who are a bit worldly-minded right now call “excellence,” is not necessarily what God the Father calls excellence. Keep your eyes straight-up on Jesus for your direction.”” This is my reply….… More Eyes on Jesus for your direction
Ephesians 3:20-21 20Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, 21Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen. As I read this passage, this morning, I saw it in… More Abundantly able to do above all that we ask or think.