The other day I felt like if the tasks of everyday life didn’t get done I would be single-handedly altering the course of human history… forever! Wow, that’s putting a lot of pressure on myself to bake bread and buy milk!
I felt stupid and laughed at what I was so concerned about. Then I thought this statement: Continue reading You Call that a Problem?
Recently I was speaking in southern Minnesota. Afterwards a woman came up to me, thanked me for coming and said, “I’ve been dead twice. I’ve seen heaven.” Wh…aaa….t? I nodded politely and said, Continue reading Are you afraid of Heaven?
(Me and Abe – 1991)
We tell our kids not to bully. We all agree it’s not acceptable for someone to use their power, strength or influence to force someone to do something, right? By the way, here are words that also mean to bully: persecute, oppress, tyrannize, browbeat, harass, torment, intimidate, strong-arm and dominate. It’s just wrong for our kids to do this… but it’s ok for us. Do as we say, not as we do, right? Continue reading Apparently Bullying is OK
This might surprise you but I can get upset when things don’t go the way I’d like them to. I’ll have a scenario in my head and when things don’t follow it I get frustrated. I should just have no expectations, right?
Trying to pass on the faith to my kids seems tough. I’m never sure what’s getting through to them and what isn’t. I’m not sure of the best way to Continue reading “You do your best. I’ll do the rest.”
I always thought it was up to me to believe and trust in God (to have faith). Then I heard that faith is a gift from God. Wait. The fact that I chose to believe in God is because of Him, not me? This doesn’t make any sense, or does it? Continue reading The Unbeliever