Spiritual

The Venue of our birth

How many people believe that a person chooses the venue of their birth? That would entail that somehow a person born in poverty or any adverse position would have made that choice prior to being born? How many of you would blame people for being born in adverse positions in life? As ironic as that…

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God’s Will

From the outset I need to state that I consider myself to be an opinion writer and especially regarding this subject, my opinions are only intended to assist others in formulating their own understanding of such a complicated topic. Before I dig deep into this subject I would like to simply state my understanding of…

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Truth Telling

For those of you that do not understand this title it means simply to tell the truth. I wrote a similar title previous called, “Telling it is as it is.” For many reasons most of us shy away from telling the real truth for our various reasons; some may be warranted and some not. I…

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A Place without God

I had a lot of things on my mind this morning so I welcomed my time being alone with the Lord walking in the darkness. I was sensing the weight of many things spiraling in my spiritual hemisphere. Such inexplicable things would usually be hard to grasp, but understanding the gravity of it all, at…

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JUDAS

Among Christians this name has become synonymous with betrayal or treason. A person that commit such acts is known as a “Judas.” According to the gospel of Mark, Judas Iscariot turned over our Lord Jesus Christ to the Sanhedrin in the Garden of Gethsemane by kissing him and addressing him as “rabbi” to reveal His…

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Disparity

Disparity among people is one of the most troubling things about our society. There are those that have so, so much and yet those who have almost nothing at all. When you look at wealth distribution, the top 1 percent of households in America own more wealth than the bottom 90 percent combined. This is…

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When bad things happen

As you go through life you will notice that both good and bad things happen. No one is immune to the forces of life itself. Even with the best of planning you can’t predict exactly when or what life will unfold. But one thing is certain; you will have to find a way of dealing…

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Who are we?

In society people have to learn how to live amongst each other for their common good. Therefore each of us has a responsibility to one another. My role is to do everything possible to add to the good of others rather than taking away something that might cause them harm. If everyone were more considerate…

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Humility

Humility is the quality of being humble. Humble means to show a modest or low estimate of one’s own importance. Furthermore it means to be meek, respectful, submissive, self-effacing, or the opposite of being prideful or overbearing. There is a lot to unpack about this quality so let us start with how we might personally…

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Rationalizing God

“To thine own self be true.” This is a line written by William Shakespeare in Hamlet. It implies that we have a dual nature. I only mention dual personas but there could be more sub-categories. The main distinctions are the inner and outer self. It could also be referred to as the authentic and the…

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