Some Things are to Remain as Mysteries

I consider myself a spiritual person.  I do belong to a specific religion, and while I believe in its Creed, I also see serious flaws in the establishment.  I think of it as one of my vehicles to God, not my only one.  And I respect all religions that teach love and peace. I haveContinue reading “Some Things are to Remain as Mysteries”

Getting ourselves out of the way

Blogs are great, aren’t they?  So many times we learn things about ourselves and follow the wise advice of others. There are so many self-help blogs out there that we could spend years searching. They are a way for us to vent, as well.  I’m having a bad day, I blog about it.  I’m dealingContinue reading “Getting ourselves out of the way”

Lenten Hope

  It’s just been a tough couple of weeks..certainly don’t want to compare myself to Job, but at my lowest moments, that’s where I’m going.  Why is it that at times the struggles seem to come from every direction?  No matter what I plan for my ‘lenten sacrifices/promises,’ God always has other plans.  And so,Continue reading “Lenten Hope”

45 minutes to spare?

Philip Yancey has been a favorite author of mine for some time. I just love his spirituality – no judgment – he seems to have some special insights about God, albeit most times admitting that God is beyond our understanding.  I had the opportunity to hear him speak when he came to a nearby churchContinue reading “45 minutes to spare?”