I've been doing some research on the beatitudes and discovered that they are a process. While taking in all this information, I found that it was the path my life took as I was healing from the effects of child abuse. The first beatitude: “Blessed are the poor in spirit; for theirs is the kingdom … Continue reading Blessed are the Beatitudes, for they lead us out of Darkness.
Hello friends, Well, here I go again. 🙂 I have noticed by some comments that I get some people are wondering about all the awful things in our world. They use those things to deny the existence of God. I will restate, as I believe, God's creation is spiritual, not material. He is not responsible … Continue reading God’s help with problem-solving
This is a subject that most of us have thought about at some point in our life. What is the Kingdom of Heaven, and where is the Kingdom of Heaven? To answer these questions, I did a bible search on "kingdom of heaven," and I was surprised at what I found. That phrase is only … Continue reading The Kingdom of Heaven
Well, here it is Thursday again, and I have not started my blog yet. I used to start on Mondays and work on it all week, but lately, I have been busy, and it just has not happened that way. I mentioned comparisons last week, so let me see what I can write on that … Continue reading No Comparisons in God’s Creation
Life indeed is a journey. It takes you many places both mentally and physically. It is filled with trials and tribulations, challenges of all kinds, both good and bad. I don't recall at the moment if I've mentioned in previous blogs, but I have moved 48 times in my life, 10 with my family while … Continue reading Life’s Journey
God did not create us to be solitary beings. Joy and happiness are to be shared. Everyone needs that one person they can be comfortable with, to pour out their heart and soul to, and not be judged or criticized. That’s why couples get married; they have found that special person. We all need a … Continue reading Companionship is God Sanctioned.
I have been doing a lot of thinking about Hope lately. I always saw Hope as a wish, but I have discovered that it is much more than that. For many years I didn’t have much hope that anything in my life would change. I wished it would but didn’t have any confidence that it … Continue reading Hope and Expectation changed my life.
The short answer is, absolutely not. This is a question asked by one of my readers. “Why did the omnipotent God, of which you speak, allow you to suffer abuse when you were a child?” This is a question that I’m sure many of you have thought about. I know I did many years ago. … Continue reading Did an omnipotent God allow child abuse?
Isaiah 45:7, “I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord do all these things.” Genesis 1: 4, “And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.” Light has … Continue reading “And God said, Let there be Light:”
As I was discovering my relationship to God the subject of evil came up, and I had to figure out what evil was and how to handle it in my life. First, I realized that I could have no control over other people or what was going on around me. I was responsible only, for … Continue reading How I learned to put down evil.