A Box of Chocolates

A Box of Chocolates Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who activates all of them in everyone. To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common … Continue reading A Box of Chocolates

The Blessings Ledger

The Blessings Ledger Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Rejoice and be glad, for … Continue reading The Blessings Ledger

Selective Understanding

Selective Understanding  The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: For learning about wisdom and instruction, for understanding words of insight, for gaining instruction in wise dealing, righteousness, justice, and equity; to teach shrewdness to the simple, knowledge and prudence to the young – let the wise also hear and gain in learning, … Continue reading Selective Understanding

Intellect and Faith

Life Notes—April 25, 2013  “Do not deceive yourselves.  If you think that you are wise in this age, you should become fools so that you may become wise.  For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God.”  I Corinthians 3:18-19a My godson was confirmed into the United Methodist church last weekend.  I had the … Continue reading Intellect and Faith