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”

It’s OK!

We are always hearing that we need to ‘step out of our comfort zones.’  My question is, WHY?  I do believe in stretching myself, but I think that comfort zones exist for a reason.   I know that some may think, ‘if we don’t step out of our comfort zones, then nothing gets changed,’ butContinue reading “It’s OK!”

Please don’t rush lent….

Oh please don’t rush lent this year, I’m just not ready!   Lent takes work, lent takes discipline, lent takes sacrifice, lent takes energy.   Everywhere I look I see lent – lenten flyers, lenten blogs, and lenten booklets. Not quite yet – please! I need a bit more time…. to think of only myselfContinue reading “Please don’t rush lent….”

Perhaps it’s time…

There is talk in washington, hollywood, school districts, and states all focusing on what it was that could have caused a tragedy like Newtown.  Guns, video games, violent tv and movies, lack of mental health support and facilities…This is good.  All of these  are contributing factors and all of them should be talked about.  It’sContinue reading “Perhaps it’s time…”