Lent: what you do for lent vs. what lent does for you

There are some things that I believe in, always have, always hope to:  I do believe in God. I believe that this God has many names, love being the main one. I believe that there is spiritual value in worshiping communities and rituals, but more so for the end result than the process.  I believeContinue reading “Lent: what you do for lent vs. what lent does for you”

Save me from my Self Righteousness

“I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.” Luke 5:32 Self Righteous = convinced of one’s own righteousness especially in contrast with the actions and beliefs of others : narrow-mindedly moralistic Sinner = Someone who misses the mark Repent = Change your direction (you’re going the wrong way) In light of theseContinue reading “Save me from my Self Righteousness”

The 8 Words To Say Before Amen

I believe that at some point in our lives we all pray.  Some of us pray daily and others pray only when they are struggling.  Some people give up on prayer when their prayers aren’t answered, and others continue to pray, trusting that God is listening.   We should pray because Jesus prayed.  Jesus prayedContinue reading “The 8 Words To Say Before Amen”