When Others are More Gifted Than You

“There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all.” 1 Corinthians 12:4, NLT “God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.” 1 Peter 4:10 Several years ago, the Holy Spirit completely turned myContinue reading “When Others are More Gifted Than You”

What Could Have Been

“Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves – regret for the past and fear of the future.”   ~Fulton Oursler Regret is an ugly thing. Dictionary.com describes “regret” as, to feel remorse for, or to feel sorrow over. It is a difficult emotion for us, as there can be a dissatisfaction, or sorrow or remorse over,Continue reading “What Could Have Been”

Making Sense of a Deep and Kind Love

Love. In the face of doctrine, creeds and faith systems…isn’t the important thing that we just love? Isn’t love the superior truth we should be after? _______________ 1 Corinthians 13, “The Message” The Way of Love ” 1 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creakingContinue reading “Making Sense of a Deep and Kind Love”

We Are Only Amazing, Together [Plea for Unity]

“That’s how it is with us. There are many of us, but we each are part of the body of Christ, as well as part of one another.” Romans 12:5, CEV When we follow Jesus, we will not make any real progress unless we commit to following him together.  We must grow to the wonderful,Continue reading “We Are Only Amazing, Together [Plea for Unity]”