Becoming a Gentle & Meek Person

Gentleness means recognizing that the world around us is fragile, especially other people. It is recognizing our own capacity to do harm and choosing instead to be tender, soft-spoken, soft-hearted, and careful. To be careful means that you are becoming aware. Perhaps this idea of becoming careful brings us the closest.¬† People who know exactly […]

Emails from Almighty God

Often, we will benefit from reading the Word in a fresh new way. We approach it much in the same way every time, and we just as often will get the same sense. But the Bible is alive, and it will declare to us its vitality and relevance. The author of the letter will determine […]

Living Tethered to the Cross

St. Francis of ¬†Assisi once wrote, “The devil never rejoices more than when he robs a servant of God of the peace of God.”¬†Sometimes I think I’ve made the devil dance far too many times. I confess that peace has never been real high on my list. Love, joy, kindness and even goodness are clear […]

Seeing the Real Thing, [Heroes]

“All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. 4 He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us. 5 […]