Reciprocity with God

Aug 29, 2022

8.29.22            Reciprocity with God   I’ve been reading with fascination a book called, Braiding Sweetgrass, by Robin Wall Kimmerer who is a botanist and a native American woman of the Potawatomi Nation. And then I came across these words which stopped me In my tracks: ”For me writing is an act of reciprocity with […]

Reciprocity with God

Aug 15, 2022

  I’ve been reading with fascination a book called, Braiding Sweetgrass, by Robin Wall Kimmerer who is a botanist and a native American woman of the Potawatomi Nation. And then I came across these words which stopped me In my tracks: ”For me writing is an act of reciprocity with the world. It is what […]

The Lord’s Prayer: For Yours Is the Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory

Oct 18, 2021

  As we end the Lord’s prayer, our modern versions remind us that God is in charge of everything in His creation. We start with “Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name” and end with “For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory for ever and ever.!” God is […]

To Love God With All of Ourselves

Nov 09, 2020

It is clearly stated in different ways in the Bible that if you love God and follow His commandments to love and to treat our neighbors as we would like to be treated, then we will be blessed and know God’s grace and love and support. If we don’t love God and follow His commands, […]

We Limit God’s Presence in Our Lives

Nov 12, 2018

How can we truly give God power over our lives when we so limit what He can do in our lives by the ways we think of Him and how we are in this world? I’ve been thinking about the limitations of our thinking and how our idea of God is distorted in so many […]

The Ten Commandments

Sep 17, 2018

I been thinking a lot lately about the 10 Commandments and what they require of us. The impact of the Exodus story on my life continues now more than a year after I finished the book on Exodus.   I’ve come to two conclusions about the commandments. First, that, if we follow the first four […]