I used to think that I wasn't able to fast because of my migraines. To avoid triggering an attack, I need to maintain a relatively constant blood sugar level, which requires me to eat protein every three hours. If I skip a meal, it's a guaranteed migraine. So, I knew that fasting wasn't for me. … Continue reading On Fasting
Yes, I know that overly enthusiastic people can be annoying, especially when you don't have, nor do you really want, that thing that has them so pumped. Can't they just tone it down a bit, for harmony's sake? Hmm. I might be one of those people, I'm afraid, when it comes to the Bible. Fair … Continue reading What’s in a Book?
"God's vast ocean of love cannot be measured or explained, but it can be experienced". These words are from my morning devotional, Jesus Calling by Sarah Young. It struck me that the Bible is somewhat like that -- the more you put into it, the more you get out of it. As in most things … Continue reading A Giant Giving Bible
I sometimes hear born-again Christians refer to someone like me as a sinner, and they include themselves in this descriptor. In their vocabulary, and one would assume in their minds, all of us humans are sinners. Believers in Christ, followers of Jesus, and miscelanious other good and decent people, we are all sinners in God's … Continue reading I am not a sinner
I just started a Daily Grace Bible study, The Sermon on the Mount, and already I feel richer for it. Described as "a study on God's upside-down kingdom", where humility and kindness to the lowliest is valued over being best and first, we are still to shine our light brightly wherever we go. Perhaps especially … Continue reading My First Bible Study