The Power of Secrecy

The Power of Secrecy

Secrets are powerful.  I’m not talking about the little bits of information and gossip that we inadvertently or surreptitiously obtain about one another.  The secrets I’m referring to are the ones we keep about ourselves, the parts of ourselves we perceive would...
Reconciliation: Stories from Then

Reconciliation: Stories from Then

Series Focus:  “So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! All this is from God, who...
Be Still and Know that I Am God

Be Still and Know that I Am God

Be still and know that I am God. (Psalm 46:10) I frequently enjoy an early-morning jog to start my day.  During summers in Colorado, that time of day is often the only time when I can be outdoors without the intense hot sun beating down on me.  Cars and other people...
The Effects of Shame

The Effects of Shame

A few years ago as I was wandering through a bookstore, I came across the self-help section.  I occasionally like to peruse this section to see if there are any new books by authors I’ve read before.  One book caught my attention, Shame & Guilt: Masters of...
Reconciliation: It’s Always Our Turn

Reconciliation: It’s Always Our Turn

Series Focus:  “So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! All this is from God, who...