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 my […]

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, […]

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 creaking […]

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, […]