Posts in this category focus on God’s Word, dig into its meaning, and apply it to our lives. God’s Word is living! Let’s dig to find the strong roots that are able to grow us to enable us to flourish!
If you’ve graduated high school, do you remember your class colors or motto? I remember our colors, but, sadly, not our motto. I DO remember our class verse, which we also picked out at a Christian school: “But those who wait for the LORD… Continue Reading “How Do I Rise Like an Eagle?”
A Bucknell University survey of individuals mostly in their early twenties focused “on how men and women react to relationship situations,…both [men and women] felt that a partner whose love wasn’t equal to their own was worse than unequal sexual attraction…Emotional commitment and sex… Continue Reading “A Sensitive Subject–Is “Love” and Reciprocation the Basis for a Healthy Relationship?”
I’m sure you’ve noticed–There are a LOT of words in the Bible that we don’t use in our typical conversations. I tend to call them “church words.” You know…the ones we act like we know (and we do have an idea, sometimes), because we’ve… Continue Reading “Love: A Sensitive Subject–What Does “Homosexual” Refer to in 1 Corinthians 6:9?”
I’ve seen and heard the phrase, “Love is love,” a lot. You, probably, have, too. According to the Urban Dictionary, which is a web site where people, via the internet, weigh in on slang words and phrases, “Love is love,” is said to mean:… Continue Reading “LOVE–Am I Responsible for My Sexual Orientation?”
I embarked on an internet search to see what people think love is NOT…Whew! There’s a LOT out there! The thing is, it doesn’t matter how many PhDs someone has, whom they work for that gives them clout, or how many people follow them.… Continue Reading “What’s Love NOT to Do (Part 3)–A Sensitive Subject”
Have you ever been really mad, and words start flowing out of your mouth that just aren’t like you? I have! I’ve thought, “Where did that come from?!?” knowing full well it was a deeper matter than just what was going on at the… Continue Reading “What’s Love NOT to Do (Part 2)–Mouth (and Heart) Matters”
According to Psychology Today, “When doctors and therapists teach patients to turn negative thoughts and worries into positive affirmations, the communication process improves, and the patient regains self-control and confidence. But there’s a problem: The brain barely responds to our positive words and thoughts.… Continue Reading “What’s Love NOT to Do?”