Conforming is Hard

Algebra. The dreaded subject by many highschoolers, and the very subject that gives my son and me grief every school morning. This is stupid....this doesn't make any sense.... why do I have to learn this...when will I ever use this in life.... .....are the broken record of phrases frustratingly sung by my son. As I…

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Blessed to Not Be Confused

We are living in confusing times. We still have false teaching, hypocrisy, and racism, but we can add to that mass confusions about marriage, sexuality, and gender. In such times, I feel blessed that I don't have to be confused.

Pointing the Finger

It feels good to point the finger doesn’t it? To look at other human beings and their ill circumstances and think they must be bad people to have suffered some bad fate while we beat our chest in comparison thinking we are so good.

Avoid the Hole of Debt

It takes patience and persistence to get out of debt. It also takes patience and persistence to stay out of debt. Tremendous willpower must be exhibited in both cases, but only one will provide a sense of freedom. Would you rather get yourself into a hole where this willpower is forced for survival or start…

A Culture of Patronage

When reading your bible, be aware that they lived in a culture of patronage; a system where a patron would use their abilities, influence, or position to obtain something for someone that they couldn't obtain for themselves in exchange for the obligation to be of service when called upon; where the gift of the patron…