Talmidim (The Servants)
[Ezekiel 36:26-28] - I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you. I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put My spirit in you and move you to follow My decrees and be careful to keep My laws. You will live in the land I gave to your forefathers. You will be my people and I will be your God. And through all of this, there is nothing,...
This was written under a year ago. To think of how much change and growth that has occurred is overwhelming. This stress causes pain and a certain being of understanding. Through pain comes renewal and through that renewal, I find strength. What does this strength succumb to? At what point do we let down the walls that guard our very being? I have felt pain, I have felt denial, I have felt...
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How easily can we find ourselves ‘off-balance’? We all have this equilibrium built within us; a sense of balance. I wonder if that’s the case in our spiritual life? Do we always know when we are ‘out-of-whack’? Personally, I don’t think so. I believe there are plenty of times when we are stable merely by friction. Allow me to expound; I feel safe to say...
What's your apoptosis?
Human desires. Oh the fascination we have with bondage. It’s funny to look back on time and how much even language has changed. Some call it bondage, some call it addiction, and others call it only a habit. What we are missing is the fact that many of these ‘habits’ are deadly to us physically and/or spiritually. We don’t see the effect just like we can’t really...
Merit vs. Thanks
Just watched ‘Saving Private Ryan’. A great movie with lots of action, a great cast, and a story that has to pull at heartstrings. Something really hit me hard at the end of the movie. Tom Hanks, Capt. Miller, whispers to Matt Damon, Private Ryan, “earn this. Earn it.” Then the ending goes on to show Private Ryan as an older gentleman, saluting the grave of Capt....
The 'Science' of 'Faith'
The human being as an individual is quite interesting, to say the least. As humans, we have double standards, we’re hypocrites, our minds work in a very peculiar way. Some say ‘faith’ is preposterous because it involves something that can’t necessarily be proven while believing that science is the answer to everything. To what extent do things have to be...