The worth of your soul

The worth of your soul I cannot recall where I heard or read this short story about a young man who inherited a painting, among other things from his father. The son held onto the painting for many years, but when he was planning on moving; in order to reduce the stuff he had to…

Thou he slay me, still I trust in him

Exercising trust is not an easy thing to do, especially in the world we are today, people lie a lot, and it’s quite a task to discern the truth. When we have faith in God what we are really doing is trusting in him. However, because of the experiences we have had with people, or…

Is being a christian hard?

Being a Christian is sometimes incredibly difficult. You have to hold your tongue constantly; firm enough to prevent any vile, distasteful words from lunging at people who seem to deserve them. As a Christian you have to ignore, let the painful words of others fall on death ears. You have to forgive and look past…

Can we really start fresh?

Peeling off the past and stepping forward into a new reality sounds how, a cool shower on a hot day feels. When bombarded by the trials or pains of life, starting fresh becomes a fantasy but is it a possibility? Can we start fresh in a relationship, at a new job, or in a different…

Overcoming fear

Overcoming fear How often has fear prevented you from doing something? I would like to say that it’s good to be fearful sometimes. I would like to say it protects us in some way. I would like to precariously illustrate its good and bad qualities; however I cannot bring myself to do so. Fear in…