I have a pride problem. God is working with me on that. So I am trying to be more mindful of what I am proud of, how I use the word proud/prideful, overall, just observing how pride rises up in me or in my surroundings. A couple years ago, Jordan Peterson tweeted something about something … Continue reading Independence Day Reflection
They say that the Bible is a mirror because it shows us exactly who we are. So, I encourage you to take it up and start fixing that outward presentation.
And I'm really sorry for the people who think they are only visual details. Or who think they will only go so far in life because the world receives their identity as a list of superficial details.
No, it's not.
I love the saying, "God's Word never changes, the culture changes." There is nothing missed in the Bible and there is wisdom for every situation. Even if the culture is different, God's Living Word still applies.
A while back some friends took me to try Vietnamese Boba tea. It was the sweetest drink I'd ever had. But my friends treated me, so I drank the entire thing. A few minutes later I was hit with a migraine, stomach ache and lethargy all at once. Obviously, sugar is bad for you. Then … Continue reading The Culture of Pain Relief
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me... As much as I'd like this phrase to be true, today, it's meaningless. Words do hurt people and even the most shallow of verbal offenses prove consequential. It may be absurd that people can be injured by superficial words, by arrangements of … Continue reading The Words We Speak