Tag: assurance

Aug 25

My Demons My Friends

An unlikely title, maybe, and then again maybe not. Demons, we all have them. You may call them insecurities, weaknesses, failings or shortcomings. Oh they can take many forms, self-hatred, self-doubt, perfectionism, impatience, and intolerance, many others to be sure. Then there are the other demons so many of us struggle with like depression, anxiety, …

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Aug 09

Forgiveness part 2

Part 1 is located here. John 8:2-11 (NRSV) Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him and he sat down and began to teach them. The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery; and making her stand before all of them, …

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Aug 08

Forgiveness part 1

Genesis 50:15-21 (NRSV) Realizing that their father was dead, Joseph’s brothers said, “What if Joseph still bears a grudge against us and pays us back in full for all the wrong that we did to him?” So they approached Joseph, saying, “Your father gave this instruction before he died, ‘Say to Joseph: I beg you, …

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Jul 26

Worry Enough for Today

The often used line “I know not what the future holds, but I know who holds the future” is in the chorus of an Elvis Presley song titled Known Only To Him. It was written by Stuart Hamblen, and recorded and released in October of 1960 as part of the album His Hand in Mine. …

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