I am reading the book 📚’Wild at Heart’ about what it means to be a man - I wonder if God wants us to be really nice guys? “Really Nice Guys”
The Trouble With Poetry - the poetry of Billy Collins
Individualism: “Everyone did what was right in their own eyes.” 🤔Where have I heard that before?
Facebook Prayers - Have you seen this feature on Facebook Groups? What do you think of it?
I heard an interesting quote today: “If God is male, then the male is God”. ~Mary Daly 🤔
📷Lake at Dusk: f/14; 1/15sec; ISO-3200
📷Lake Reflection: f/13; 1/80sec; ISO-200
The Way of Jesus is not just narrow, but also as a low ceiling that pushes you into a posture of humility. There is no pride in the Way.
Some true analysis from Scot McKnight concerning American Christianity. The Unmasking of Evangelicalism
Some say Catholics are not Christian. Yet the Pope is more Christ-like than most Protestant pastors I’ve encountered: preaching and brining the gospel to the poor.
“We have a lot to say about this topic, and it’s difficult to explain, because you have been lazy and you haven’t been listening.” Heb. 5:11 I feel ya bro, I feel ya.
God: “Doom to those who pronounce wicked decrees, and keep writing harmful laws to deprive the needy of their rights and to rob the poor among my people of justice.” Christians: “But they are illegal…”
All this talk about UFOs: maybe they are not aliens but rather an advanced civilization that we have yet to discover here on earth. They’ve kept themselves hidden for centuries, and now it is getting harder to avoid as we advance.
One of the most zen like sayings of Jesus: “If you were blind, you wouldn’t have any sin, but now that you say, ‘We see,’ your sin remains.”
I’d write a poem about Pentecost Sunday, but alas, there is no one to interpret.
“Your beer is diluted with water… Doom! I will vent my anger…” Isa. 2:21,24 Careful, God doesn’t like light beer.
The Gospel: foolishness to Christians, stumbling block to evangelicals - but it is the power of God to salvation to all who have faith in God.
People need to stop bombing people.
“Why are pastors experts on the truth and dropouts on the way?” ~ Eugene Peterson
📝Light: A Poem Light particles like stars in the grass Between the stripes of trees As the morning rays brightens My lashes Like fly's wings My breath fogs the window #poetry
Thought of the day: If the average person becomes a billionaire they would then just sit back, relax, and enjoy the money the rest of their lives. But this is why they are not billionaires.