In the current state of the world, Christians are struggling with Jesus’ call to love our neighbor as ourselves. This was only listed second to loving God with all our hearts, souls, and minds. Why do we struggle with a command to love?
Anger and mourning are two emotions I can feel simultaneously. It’s a set of emotions I feel frequently, unfortunately. I feel angry when I am typecast as a religious hateful person and I mourn for those who have distorted the love of God into hate speech. I understand the frustrations and hurt feelings we as … More Faith | Anger & Mourning
Respect – a high or special regard Love – strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties (from Webster.com)
I can openly and honestly admit it’s been a while since I’ve read through the gospels. The last time was in 2015 when I read through the whole bible. But I haven’t done a gospel book study in years, nonetheless really studied the book of Mark. My husband’s favorite gospel.
Tolerance– noun; a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whoseopinions, beliefs, practices, racial or ethnic origins, etc., differ fromone’s own; freedom from bigotry. In light of the events happening today, I offer this perspective on tolerance in 2017 and beyond.
I love how far we have come! Happy Valentine’s day readers!
Have I ever told you how much you mean to me? How much I loved your black-eyed peas and playing 15 cents? Well, I can’t say how much you mean to me. It’s more than words could ever say. Your black-eyed peas are the best I have ever eaten and playing 15 cents is only … More a letter to my Great Grandmother,
Is anyone else having a hard time realizing another year is over? For some reason I go through this feeling every 6 months, once at the new year and at my birthday…hopefully that doesn’t make me twice as old! At the beginning of the year, I choose to abide in God more this year. To … More 2013 in Review
This is the 1st Christmas Card Photo we took, in 2008. We had just moved to Waco for Hubby to begin his Seminary degree. This was our 2nd Christmas, the 1st was in Nacogdoches and I don’t think we took a photo that year. If we did I don’t have it. Christmas 2009, still living … More Photographs of Christmas Past -Clarke Family Style
oh, August. I expected SO much out of you, and you gave us a lot of phone interviews, and raised our hopes. We went to a highly expected concert that had to be moved from Red Rocks Ampitheatre to an indoor venue. Asher and I visited Romp in the Park + Bark at Briarigate. We also … More [reflection on August]