Where Does Evil Live?

Nothing will rid evil from the hearts of men and women except an authentic, powerful encounter with Christ. Even then, it’s a toss up....

Terrible and Awful Are Not Mysteries

Why do we do terrible, awful things? No mystery. We are terrible, awful beings. Without teaching, without training, without consequences,...

Why Should I Forgive? – ll

The short answer: It’s good for you.. Look, when you don't forgive others, you transfer old injuries to new or current relationships....

The 3 Types of Apologies

Here are the three different kinds of apologies. Each one has its own unique feel and purpose. If I offended [or, hurt, insulted, harmed]...

The Worst Forgiveness Advice

There are several myths regarding forgiveness. Downplaying a hurtful event is one of the biggest ones. It sounds like this: “It wasn't...

What is the Worst You Can Imagine?

Often we cause harm to ourselves by replaying memories of our past or by the imaginations of our future. We luxuriate in a jacuzzi of...

Why Should I Forgive? – l

Forgiveness allows you to remember the event without reliving the pain. ―OCM Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will...

3 Things Forgiveness is NOT

1. Forgiveness is not FAIR Forgiveness is not fair. Between resentment and revenge is fairness, but not forgiveness; forgiveness is not...

2 Weeks Before She Died, She Called Me.

About two weeks before she died, she called me. My mother. We talked for about 30 minutes. I thanked her for all the ways she helped me, ...

How Can You Honor a Flawed Parent?

Honor your father and mother so that you’ll live a long time in the land that God, your God, is giving you. —Exodus 20 Lux astern, libera...

Is God Not Expected or Not Welcomed? – l

For most people, God is not expected to show up in their reality. For most people, God is unexpected, not un-welcomed. There isn’t a “Do...