The Compassion of Christmas

compassion christmas

I’ve never been great at compassion.  My attitude trends toward wanting people to take personal responsibility.  I have,however, been growing in compassion over recent years and I’m glad because it is more reflective of God. As Christmas approaches, I like to read through the story again and see where God directs me.  By the way, […]

Stop complaining…take joy in Christmas


I love everything about Christmas. To prolong the season, our family had our Christmas tree up prior to Thanksgiving this year.  For some of you, that violates the rules.  You get upset when Christmas music is played before December.  You bristle at the stores setting up there Christmas displays in October.  You want no sign […]

Attention: I have really good news for you!

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Don’t you get sick of it? Don’t you get sick of bad news? Don’t you get tired of social media hurling incessant criticisms and complaints? Sometimes as a writer and speaker, I fear that my message is too often negative…stop this…correct that…be better. Attention: Today is about good news…really good news. Have you read John […]

My terrible assumption about God’s Will

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Understanding how we know and discern the will of God has been a serious  and often confusing pursuit since becoming a Christian about twenty seven years ago. I’ve studied the bible.  I’ve read books.  I’ve listened to sermons.  Like many people, I just want to know God’s will so that I can do God’s will.  […]