Recently I read a meme posted on Facebook about stupid people. The first time I read it, I was uncomfortable that he spoke about people being stupid. Growing up, stupid was an unacceptable word, so when I read this quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, an anti-Nazi theologian imprisoned in Germany in the 1940s reflecting on … Continue reading Have We Become the United States of Stupid?
Being politically correct is to be unoffensive to others, specifically regarding gender or race. Rather than it be a personal challenge for each to see their self in true form, whether it be living from the heart for all, or not, it has become a free license to judge and criticize others. Ironic isn't … Continue reading An Observation on Political Correctness
I don't remember Satan being a big part of my religious upbringing. I remember praising God through prayer and song, and hearing that God is good, but the devil was more a thing of movies and books, and funny sayings. When people said, "The devil made me do it", it was always with a grin … Continue reading Acknowledging Satan
Nearly everyone was surprised that Donald Trump won the US election in November. Watching the news, it was clear to see that he would lose. But silently there were supporters hoping for the impossible. Lots of them- enough to take the Electoral College and shock the world. For eight years, liberals spoke out as "the … Continue reading A “Silent” Majority is Irresponsible
Frustrated? Angry? Worried? Sick of things not going your way EVER??? Are you expected to do things when you are busy doing something else? Tired of being told what to do all the time?? You think you should be in charge of your own life and fed up with feeling powerless. Whether you are 14 … Continue reading You Always Had The Power
Has truth been cancelled by opinions? I am filled with opinions as are most everyone I know. Some are more comfortable sharing theirs than others. From time to time I write. I share my opinions with anyone who chooses to read my blogs, knowing that not everyone will agree with them. I expect that the readers … Continue reading What Happened to Truth?
Belief built on hope knows miracles are coming, and responds with a knowing grateful smile and a silent thank you from the heart. His will be done.
By the teen years young people can have picked up many skills of adults and perform them with skill. Interest levels can take them to the top even at a very early age. Childhood is the time for them to learn how to care for themselves and perform tasks under supervision that they will need to master in … Continue reading When Teens Need Some Slack
"I can't help the way I feel!" Remember saying that to yourself? Remember then apologizing in your mind for feeling the way you were feeling? But did it make you feel any better? Probably not, because you were judging, you were being critical. Being judged and criticized is painful, and even more harmful when … Continue reading Your Feelings Are Natural
Blessed are those who give from their heart for they have found their path. Mother Theresa is the first that comes to mind, but you don't have to walk the streets of Calcutta to be a lightworker. Giving from the heart-without expecting reciprocity or thanks can take place anywhere. Gifts from the heart can be … Continue reading Gifts From the Heart