I was reading a Linked-In blog today and came across this interesting question someone had posted: "I am trying to understand the difference in belief and faith. I hope someone in this group can help me." Hundreds responded. The responses amazed me. They were all over the board. It is a wonderful, thought-provoking question to ask, … [Read more...]
You're on a train from Turin to Milan, Italy. It's a short trip, only forty-four minutes. Fifteen minutes from the Turin station the conductor makes a calm announcement: "Onorevoli colleghi, c'è stata un'esplosione chimica in Narvaro, trenta mintui di distanza. Si può sia rimanere su questo treno e prendere le tue possibilità, o passare ad un altro treno … [Read more...]
Many writers and philosophers say wisdom includes a multitude of traits—compassion, humility, ability to see the big picture, to put things in perspective, to see things from many points of view, and on and on.(http://ow.ly/poo2g).
Plato claimed that wisdom is one of the 4 cardinal virtues (justice, temperance, and courage being the … [Read more...]
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None of us if perfect, but some of us will be.
In the history of mankind, there have been only three who were perfect. Jesus, of course, was without sin. Perfect. But so were Adam and Eve. Well, “perfect” until the day they decided to replace God with … [Read more...]
Sweet Tea With Jesus #4
FREE BOOK (The Rector) To The First Seven Souls Who Answer This Question Correctly:
WHO WROTE: “We don’t have a soul. We are a soul. We have a body.”
Understanding this should have a profound effect on us. For me, a light … [Read more...]
My topic today was going to be THE SOUL--What is it? Instead, I've decided to reveal an awesome way to relax. Click to enlarge the image. (For a larger view click the Image link below.) Follow the instructions and I think you'll be amazed. If it doesn't work for you the first time, well, just try again. It will happen. It … [Read more...]
DISCERNMENT— Part II: How Can We Discern Good from Evil? The basic principle for applying discernment is a solid understanding of Scripture. Scripture is the inspired, infallible, inerrant, and authoritative word of God. It is to be our only rule of faith and practice. Discernment is the application of scripture to life; it is finding that wisdom … [Read more...]
@MHThompsonSr This space will be devoted to a group of Christian authors and readers, all of us delving deeper into God’s inspired word through our comments. I’m merely acting as the catalyst to get us started each week. After this Discernment series, I hope to post on topics such as The Soul—What Is It? And Holy Spirit—What’s He Doing … [Read more...]
My short story Jala is being published as a series in 4Memphis Magazine.
This is the original short story that was the inspiration for the upcoming novel Water 2035. Set in the future a 5-year global drought has turned water into the most precious … [Read more...]