We hear of child abduction and are unable to help. But your reaction to this worldwide crime can save a lost child without putting yourself at risk; it’s a crime hidden in plain sight.
Prejudice can target anyone different than us. Yet Jesus told a parable targeting those who are over confident in their own righteousness.
Reading the parable of the Good Samaritan, we typically vilify the priest and the Levite, yet we exhibit the same avoidance behavior regularly. How can we recognize and overcome our tendencies to ignore opportunities to show compassion?
No part of the Sermon on the Mount is more challenging than it’s teaching to love our enemies. Here are some tips to help you attain that love.
Are we a species doom to kill and be killed? Our constant exposure to bad news is overpowering our sense of trust in God. and what statistics prove.
God tells us over and over again in the scriptures (365 times or there about) “do not fear.” Yet when politicians don’t follow the ‘golden rule’, they create fears that are unfounded and we believe them.
You would think that we all have something we consider worthy of being conveyed to others. But not me. I had no aspirations to write. My passion for spiritualty was the only realm in which I felt I could generate any worthwhile thoughts. Yet I had no topic ideas whatsoever. As I got up from prayer, eight topics poured into my mind….God’s affirmation.
The agony we feel when we see loved ones or friends ruining their lives, or, at least, making bad choices, often brings us to our knees before God.
“It takes a village to raise a child”. My friends, Amanda and Nathan, took this to heart….then didn’t think it was enough. Orphans and abuse.
We don’t usually allow ourselves to be outside of our comfort zone. And talking to a stranger can be challenging, because we don’t know what is on the other side, Many of our fears are irrational.