You believe that there is one God. Good! Even the demons believe that—and shudder.—James 2:19
Years ago, I worked for the popular pastor of a large church. People were draw by his charismatic personality. He shared so many personal anecdotes in his messages that people felt they knew him. This made for some borderline creepy scenarios, both in person and via email.
By the seventh day God completed His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. – Genesis 2:2
You shall work six days, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during plowing time and harvest you shall rest. – Exodus 34:21
My family knows it’s a high compliment when (more…)
I vacillate through life regarding myself alternately with loathing and pride. It’s a see-saw of self-deprecation and self-adoration: I love me, I love me not.
Ugliness spews forth from my mouth like fire from a dragon, and I mentally flagellate myself like some kind of ancient monk. I write something I’m particularly proud of, and I’m a modern-day Steinbeck. I regard the (more…)
I have a reputation for working hard. My clients know it, my friends know it, and my family certainly knows it. Raised in a low-frills environment, I was taught that if I wanted something, I worked for it. Growing our own vegetables, hunting, fishing and working multiple jobs were all part of day-to-day life.
I took that work ethic with me as (more…)