Category Archives: Theological stuff

That’s what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown.

Well, we made it through Christmas. Peace on Earth, goodwill toward men… and boy do we need it, huh? The last few days have been wonderful, peaceful times spent with family and friends. But the prior few weeks? This has been … Continue ...

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Success or Failure? That depends… whose opinion counts?

Some friends of mine are going through a rough transition, walking away from something they’ve poured their heart and soul into for a lot of years. Have you ever been through that? You catch hold of a dream – a calling … Continue read...

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Guest Post for Alise-Write – Judgment Day: “Judge Judy” or “Mythbusters”?

Today, I have the honor of doing my first guest post ever for my blogger/twitter friend Alise Wright (“Alise… Write!”) Alise is a musician, a blogger/writer, a deep thinker and likes to chat on a wide variety of topics.  She’...

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We Do NOT understand time! No wonder we can’t figure out eternity…..

Do you ever ponder eternity?  What will happen “at the end of time”?  What was here before “In the beginning….”?   There is so much that we do not know…. I was thinking about this in the context of the heaven/hell … Continu...

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My perspective on Hell? It’s about time….

Hell has been a hot topic (pun intended) in discussions lately.  Competing books, blog posts, inflammatory comments and heated accusations (alright, I’ll stop with the puns!) have been all over the place. So far, I’ve given my opinion on other &...

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Grace that smacks you upside the head

Excellent post today on “grace” from Rachel Held Evans at http://rachelheldevans.com/grace-doctrine.  Rachel’s basic point is that we are good at defending “grace” as a doctrine, but we’re not always so good at living out grace in how we...

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“Jesus, take the wheel! I’ve got to deal with these kids!”

The Father is driving the big family van with all His kids crammed in the back heading for their heavenly vacation destination. Of course, as with most large families, the kids are bickering in the backseat, crying about being hungry, needing &helli...

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Today’s not the end of the world… but it could be!

That was a weird weekend….  With all the noise about end of world predictions and significant “life events” going on for me personally, I couldn’t help but ponder the weirdness of it all.  I had a definite sense of “vuja … Cont...

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Stephen Hawking is…. a fool?

I wrote this note and posted it to Facebook last year before I was blogging — it was a response to Stephen Hawking’s book and quotes that said things such as “Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can … Conti...

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Truth. Reality. God.

Or, described more fully…. Truth IS.                  Reality IS.                          God IS. Words can’t fully express it.  Rather, OUR words can’t fully express it… because our words are l...

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