Idleness is the Enemy’s Playground

“Trouble makers start fights, gossip breaks up friendships.”  Proverbs 16:28   I am a rule follower.  One problem of being a rule follower,  is that you carry the burden of enforcing rules to those who don’t follow rules.  So I become judgmental and condescending over those who seem to live a life of blissful ignorance. … Continue reading Idleness is the Enemy’s Playground

Empathy versus Knowing

“So then, as we have an opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.”  Galatians 6:10   I want to fully understand a situation before I move on to the next thing.  This can be both good and bad.  For the good, it is so … Continue reading Empathy versus Knowing

Social Distortion

“However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.” Ephesians 5:33   Social Media is a slippery slope.  Many people put things out there to share with their real and social media friends and their families.  Usually it is when they look their … Continue reading Social Distortion

Responding to Other People’s Anger

“If your enemy is hungry, then give him bread to eat and if your enemy is thirsty, give him water to drink, for you will heap burning coals on his head, and the Lord will reward you.”  Proverbs 25:21-22   There are days when you receive bad news, you process it and deal with it. … Continue reading Responding to Other People’s Anger