To the Dogs

Matthew 15:21-28 says… The Faith of a Canaanite Woman 21 Leaving that place, Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. 22 A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly.” 23 Jesus did not answer a word. So his disciples cameContinue reading “To the Dogs”

FOMO vs. Jesus

I’ve been a little obsessed lately with FOMO. You know… The Fear of Missing Out. And, I’ve been wondering how it applies to Jesus. And, as a Christian. Can we truly miss out as a Christian? Can we miss out on what God has planned for us? Where we are supposed to be and whatContinue reading “FOMO vs. Jesus”

Global Seasons and Texas Reasons

Today, I’m thinking back to when my back acre was alive with life. When the wildflowers were in bloom. And, the grass was green. And, my yard didn’t look like a scene out of “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.” Have you been to Texas in August? Nuff said. Now, the grass is tender and brown andContinue reading “Global Seasons and Texas Reasons”

Lead Us Not Into Temptation

I’m working on a devotional book that includes the Lord’s Prayer. In one line, Jesus says, “And lead us not into temptation,but deliver us from the evil one.” (Matthew 6:13) I’ve heard a lot of chatter about this line. For one, God does not lead us into temptation. But, He does allow it to happen.Continue reading “Lead Us Not Into Temptation”

Anxiety vs. Faith?

A few days ago I posted a meditation to my Facebook page posted below. It raised a very important comment about mental health and anxiety disorders. First, let’s read the post… Here is the original post: Faith Is the Opposite of Anxiety Posted by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jul 31, 2020 5:00:00 AM For Jesus, faith isContinue reading “Anxiety vs. Faith?”