This Sunday morning, prior to arriving to worship our battle was particularly pitched. Driving to services, there was time to pray, get centered and surrender - but with such an undertow of hopelessness.
"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
My wife's problems are no more my fault that when the wind blows down a tree in my yard. It's not my fault, but it is my responsibility to clean up the mess.
Wary of Modern Society, Some Christians Choose a Life Apart From The Wall Street Journal Longing to lead more religious lives—and wary of the wider culture—a growing number of traditional Christians are creating their own small communities. Read the full story Shared from Apple News
Article at WSJ.com entitled The Perils of Empathy "In politics and policy, trying to feel the pain of others is a bad idea. Empathy distorts our reasoning and makes us biased, tribal and often cruel." "Empathy shuts down if you believe someone is responsible for their own suffering." https://www.google.com/amp/www.wsj.com/amp/articles/the-perils-of-empathy-1480689513 Upon reflection, the particulars in the … Continue reading WSJ – The Perils of Empathy. (Seriously?)
Letgoletgod is strictly a-political. Observers and reporters, we are "watchmen on the walls." "The Lord has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes." Ps 118:23 "All these are the beginning of birth pains." Mt. 24:18 To many, this election has felt like the pains of birth. The expected child, woman of peace and compassion … Continue reading Birthquake -No coincidences in God’s Economy?
If an atheist is blind to the illogical nature of an argument they make are they being deceptive? Or just ignorant?
"I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. Keep away from them." Ro. 16:17
What if all I had was meditation time? ... what's God look like then? If this doesn't seem like Heaven to you, then perhaps you might rethink being there for eternity.
"But they refused to pay attention; stubbornly they turned their backs and covered their ears."
Amnesty is biblical. Are we tired of the nauseating detail in the "legal" arguments on how to treat strangers among us.