Tag Archives: curses and blessings

Economic Virus

If you have an interest in the big picture, I recommend this post from an actuary, someone who should be able to give context and meaning to statistics. That’s not to say I can endorse every word of her article, … Continue reading

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Theology and Practice: Shalom

Shalom is best understood as peace with God. Once again, the only way to see this is in the context of covenants. Peace with God is not a reward; it is a context we are driven to build. It is … Continue reading

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Antidote to Fear 05

First, a taxonomy of curses. There are valid curses that arise from violating covenants. The prime example is the Curse of the Fall from violating the Covenant of Creation. Some of you may recall the very dramatic ritual that took … Continue reading

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The Image of Power

You must find your own balance point, and it will always be contextual. It’s a dynamic thing that requires constant attention and prayer, seeking the sweet spot where God’s glory in your life shines brightest, and where moral peace is … Continue reading

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Spiritual Activism

What sort of activism would you expect from mystics? There would be the obvious determined respect for Creation; most of you would see that right away. I pick up trash virtually every day outside my apartment building. It’s not some … Continue reading

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Bright and Shiny

God made a promise to those who are His own special people. “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; … Continue reading

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The Nuclear Option of Faith

When your heart belongs wholly to Christ, and you strive to walk by that heart of faith, you will inevitably encounter resistance from a sinful world. We must always keep before us that our real enemy is Satan and his … Continue reading

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