Photo by Vie Studio on Pexels.com It's taken me a long time to feel comfortable in my own skin. I still can't say that I am completely there, but happily I have made tremendous strides in that direction over the years. I do find it sad that it took me until midlife to really accept … Continue reading Being Comfortable With Who You Are
Photo by Mike B on Pexels.com Let me start off my saying that, though I lean towards the belief that reincarnation is true, I don't believe that you have to believe in it in order to be a Christian. Though I lean towards the belief that reincarnation is true, I would not die for that … Continue reading Christianity and Reincarnation: Is there a connection?
Photo by Ksenia Chernaya on Pexels.com I don't care how you choose to live. First, let me start this out by saying that I don't care how other people choose to live. It's none of my business as long as they aren't hurting me or someone else. However, I feel I have a right to … Continue reading What Is Wrong With The Minimalism And Tiny House Fads?
Photo by Lukas on Pexels.com I came across the seldom used expression, "Keeping your own counsel", in an old book recently. A quick internet dictionary definition of this phrase is, "Say little or nothing about one's opinions or intentions". Though I have found this to be a very good thing to practice, it is seldom … Continue reading The Benefits of Keeping Your Own Counsel (Keeping your thoughts, plans and dreams to yourself)
How nice do we have to be? How nice should a Christian be and how nice is too nice? This seems to be a very difficult question for people to answer. On one hand there are people who don't think we should take any kind of bad treatment from anyone. They believe we should come … Continue reading Should Christians Be Doormats?
Photo by John-Mark Smith on Pexels.com Didn't want to be too harsh, but maybe I should have been I was going to title this piece, "Where are all the REAL Christians?", but I didn't want to take it that far. Using the term, "Real Christian", seemed a bit too judgmental. Still, I think it too … Continue reading Where Are All The Serious Christians?
Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Pexels.com My story Let me begin by saying that, like some of you, I have struggled with my weight for just about my whole life. I was of a normal weight up until age 3, when I had my tonsils removed. Prior to that, my tonsils had been in a … Continue reading Diet, Health, and the Christian. Time to make some changes.
Photo by Jeswin Thomas on Pexels.com Though I have felt drawn to write on this subject for some time, I have to admit that I was also dreading having to do it. Why? Well, lets face it, it is a huge subject to try and tackle. As any search on the internet will show you … Continue reading My Struggle With Loneliness As A Christian.
Photo by sergio souza on Pexels.com As you can see by the title of this post, I do not go to any church at this point in time. It certainly isn't for lack of trying, but, sadly, after researching and/or sitting in many churches I have come to the conclusion that no one out there … Continue reading Why I Don’t Go To Church.
Photo by nappy on Pexels.com I'm still learning...but I'm already saved. I want to start this paper out by admitting that I'm not an expert on any of this. I'm still learning and my views and beliefs have changed accordingly over the years as is normal for someone who is growing in grace and knowledge. … Continue reading Covenant Theology, Dispensationalism, Preterism, Universal Reconciliation/Salvation, Reincarnation, etc. What do we really NEED to know to be saved?