Tag: conflict

OUT OF THE CHAOS 08.19.2021

How does one take seriously the admonition to consider others better than oneself? Or as Paul puts it in his letter to Rome … 9Let the inner movement of your heart always be to love one another, and never play the role of an actor wearing a mask. Despise evil and embrace everything that is …

OUT OF THE CHAOS 06.06.2020

In the last three months, images suggesting the year 2020 should be rewound and started again appear regularly on social media. I saw one again several days ago and took time to ponder it. I asked myself the question: do I want to redo this year? No. I don’t want a do over. I was …

Daily Reads 02.17.2020

Hope. Elpis. Confident expectation. Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life. Proverbs 13:12 Hope – looking forward with confident expectation – is a necessary element of successful living. What causes you to lose hope? What puts your hope on hold? If hope is the light that illuminates …