“I have to do something about my situation” is a work of this flesh, anchored in a willful sense of personal power. But I surrendered to Jesus. I have no power of my own. It’s pride sneaking in. And that comes before a fall. Humbly, I serve … or I can’t serve at all.
"Orwell’s predictions regarding societal censorship in the digital era are increasingly coming to fruition. Social media companies that were once content merely to regulate speech are increasingly claiming the right to define truth itself." Kalev Leetaru in Forbes Mag. Link below. Elsewhere in this blog I have previously discussed "Truth by Consensus" on how Google … Continue reading Self-appointed Censors: Truth in Social Media
Would it be better to have not been born than to not respond to the message of Hope? Regarding those we love who live a life of death. Whom we pray for, cry over and carry a burden of great worry... A window into what a week in the "Prayer Life" with the Lord looks … Continue reading A Week In A Prayer Life – Meditation
His first question was: Would I back up my assertion that a Christian witness must be named. Which I found surprising, because this is an obvious truth. Anonymity hasn't any biblical basis. Does it?
Questioning our anonymity... Should it be put on the altar? In 12-step programs we always respect anonymity. It's a necessary component of self-help community. But Christianity isn't conducted anonymously.
“Disease Mongering?” Can Psychiatry Heal Itself? - Scientific American https://apple.news/A71t-ui9qSkaOnl5flqMlAw “Sales of medications for mental illness increased by a factor of six between 1987 and 2001. Psychiatrists and drug companies aggressively promoted drugs for mild anxiety and depression, which had not previously been considered illnesses. (This is the practice that ...calls “disease-mongering.”) “
"Faith is the substance of things hoped for." Something like a tube of toothpaste. If I squeeze hope, faith is the substance that comes out.