Monthly Archive: November 2008

Nov 21

Sufferin Succatash

       I have been pondering the role of suffering in the believers life.  It seems that no ones life is unaffected by suffering, believer or unbeliever.  I have been one of those people who wants to run from suffering, confrontation, or being outside my comfort zone.  We recently read the book "The Heavenly Man" …

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Nov 10

Sex Within Marriage

     While reading a blog post I came upon this message on Sex in marriage.  Pastor Steven Furtick is refreshingly honest about the blessings and challenges of Sex within marriage, while being a firm advocate that this is the only place for sex.  Those of us that are married know that we have had some …

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Nov 07

Of Drives and Fears

      Does it seem to you that when you get to your lowest points, that your wife is the most upset with you?  Well it seems that way with me.  I have often tried to make it Linda’s responsibility to pick me up and drag me out of my hard places.  Sorry to say that …

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Nov 03

What Ire Reveals

    In my reading this morning I came across this from Thomas A Kempis in "The Imitation of Christ" (download here). The following quote puts anger and frustration into perspective. He whose disposition is well ordered cares nothing about the strange, perverse behavior of others, for a man is upset and distracted only in proportion …

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