The Trinity: Puzzling or Understandable?

Do you ever feel puzzled if asked about the Trinity? I know I have. It seems safer to sidestep a question about the Trinity, change the subject or say something like this, “That is a good question, the Trinity is a mystery and hard to understand. I can’t really explain it.”  I grew up in … Continue reading The Trinity: Puzzling or Understandable?

The Trinity: Unity and Diversity

There has been a lot of ground covered over the last four posts and I want to attempt to put it altogether. Just as I started -- if someone asks me about the Trinity, instead of looking puzzled and sidestepping the question, I would like to answer with what I do understand. There is mystery, … Continue reading The Trinity: Unity and Diversity

30.30.30. Day 11: The Way He Loves

30.30.30. Day 11   The Passage: Matthew 22:33-40 33 When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at His teaching. 34 But when the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered themselves together. 35 One of them, a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him, 36 “Teacher, which is the great commandment … Continue reading 30.30.30. Day 11: The Way He Loves

Loving Those in My Life Who Are Difficult to Love

Let's get this out there-- some people are just plain difficult for me to love. I hate to admit it, but I have even prayed for them to "go away." And I have actually seen this flippant, callous prayer request seem to be "answered!" Yet, soon I find this person is replaced by another. I … Continue reading Loving Those in My Life Who Are Difficult to Love

Four Timeless Things to Keep Coming Back to

Recently, I sat on a porch with five young women as I lead us in a retreat to really retreat. You know, to get away and be refreshed, not just to get away only to return home more tired than when you left. No, not that kind of retreat. I wanted the time to pour … Continue reading Four Timeless Things to Keep Coming Back to