Faith is one of those words we can use quite well without necessarily being able to define it. There’s nothing wrong with this, by the way, peace be upon my English teachers who tried to teach me otherwise. Being able to use a word correctly, and even elegantly, does not require you to be able […]
How do we know about ourselves?
It is a rare person who never doubts what they know about themselves. We all need reassurance in something at some time. We might need to be reminded we are good parent/sibling/child/. . . . We know these things but we don’t feel them at the moment. It is common for people who are in […]
Temptation and deliverance
I filled in for the Rev. Norma Holtslander, my stepmom, at First Baptist Place this evening. She has been going through the Lord’s Prayer phrase by phrase and when she was unable to be at the service, I got to do Matthew 6:13 which reads: And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from […]