A Letter to Fear

Dear Fear, Caveat: I only use the word ‘Dear’ because I do believe that in some circumstances you can be helpful, such as when I’m being chased by a lion….. Fear, you are like a wild weed which overgrows and strangles anything good and true.   You play with my mind and distort my thinkingContinue reading “A Letter to Fear”

free will…..friend or foe?

I can’t tell you how many times the kids in our program ask a question like, ‘if God didn’t want Adam and Eve to eat from that tree, why did he put it there in the first place?’    If we are honest, we’ve asked ourselves that very same question.  Oh, we might phrase itContinue reading “free will…..friend or foe?”

An Interesting Lent

What an interesting lent this is turning out to be.  To all those strong and disciplined people out there, I tell you this in the utmost humility:  This year the lenten promise that I made lasted a whole 6 days!  I think that this was the shortest thus far in my life! My lenten promise,Continue reading “An Interesting Lent”

Watch your friends…

We walk around with burdens….we’d love to be able to shed our feelings of guilt, fear, worry, etc.  We  have lists and if asked, we’d all love to be free of them.  But, I wonder, have they become the actual fabric of who we are?  Have they become ‘friends?’  There may be a subconscious need toContinue reading “Watch your friends…”