Thanksgiving is Good for Your Well-Being

Giving thanks brightens our spirits, encouraging a better attitude about self and surroundings; it can stimulate better brain function and a sense of peace; and it can reduce some of the physical symptoms of stress, including blood pressure. Continue reading Thanksgiving is Good for Your Well-Being

Advertisements

Love and … Overlooking an Offense

It seems that many people are easily offended these days.  The more we talk about the need for tolerance, diversity, peace, and harmony, the more we seem to become intolerant, segregated, angry and unruly.  I’m not suggesting we just lie down and allow people to do what they will and forget about being a civilized society (that would be a whole different set of problems). … Continue reading Love and … Overlooking an Offense

Love and…Relationship

God is love, as we’ve established in a previous blog via 1 John 4.8,16. He is the essence of, the origin of, and the definition of love. Love is, more often than not, a verb (an action) that is done for the betterment of another. What we identify as love is not emotion (a noun) but a response to another’s loving actions (a verb) toward … Continue reading Love and…Relationship

Love and…Mercy

Just as there are many words for sugar hidden on ingredient labels, there are several words and concepts for love strategically and subtly positioned within the pages of the holy bible.  One of these words is MERCY. To extend mercy is to withhold the wrath that someone who has offended us actually deserves in our eyes. When we’ve been wronged and the resulting anger and … Continue reading Love and…Mercy