In the Judeo Christian worldview, there’s a concept of light and dark, of good and evil. And this worldview emphasizes the importance of believing in a real and actual good God, as opposed to a person-less force of good. It also invites me to embrace a real
I grew up in a faith tradition where following Jesus meant obeying the cultural rules associated with Jesus. We would hear that preached all the time. One of our pastors always spoke about the evils of cigarette smoking, and would openly question how anyone could be a
As you discover the Sacred imprint in you, you’ll naturally desire to grow closer and closer to people. This is the way God intends for it to happen. But something else will happen as you pour into these people. We’d rather not admit what we
What if the one thing the world is missing is the single unique thing you have to offer? Your heart. Your soul. Your passions. Your quirky smile. Your kindness. Your humor. Your courage. Your unwillingness to give up. Your desire to serve behind the scenes. Your
I was a really insecure elementary-aged kid, and things didn’t get any better when I graduated into Middle School. Even the name “Middle School” indicates that you’re not where you used to be, but you’re not where you’re supposed to end up either. You’re in the middle.
We all need rules to live by – standards that govern our actions, and are unchanging during the shifting sands that make their way into the tiny spaces between our toes as we walk the stormy beaches of life. Rules and standards and lists of