Turn The Other Cheek

Grace is is an act. To return Good for Evil is the very essence of Christ's work on the Cross. Grace is also a state of being. If I live in grace then grace must flow from my life into the lives of others. If nothing flows, there is no presence of God in my Life.

Amazed at their lack of faith

"And He was amazed at their lack of faith" Mark 6:6 "From that time many of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more. Then Jesus said to the twelve, “Do you also want to go away?” But Simon Peter answered Him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of … Continue reading Amazed at their lack of faith

Further Dogly Thoughts…

When I think about it, most places don't let me bring my dog. We understand (sort of.) For instance it's conventional to think that taking a dog into a restaurant is a 'health' hazard. But Elsie is everywhere at home and we're never sick. Motels are another example. If you've ever had to look for a "pet friendly" … Continue reading Further Dogly Thoughts…

Numbness

Is my numbness and pitiless perception of the homeless addict emblematic of my own addiction to self-satisfaction? Is condemnation helpful? Does incarceration work?

When treatment fails, what then?