Joy · Judging · Shame · Suffering

joyful suffering…

A recent conversation left me feeling a bit… I don’t know… confused…? Hearing about how anger stirred… when another heard comments made about me… Comments aimed at my faith… perceived by the hearer as judgmental… hypocritical… I wasn’t sure how to respond… The Believer who shared the stories… was visibly angered… me not so much……… Continue reading joyful suffering…

Entree: James · Fellowship · Judging

James 4: thoughts… part 6

The daily discipline of memory… nears the end… but thoughts still stir… thoughts yet to be posted… will continue… till this entree of James… is complete…Read James 4A transition… one that seems awkward… may offer insight… into the heart of man…Humble yourselves before the Lord, and He will exalt you.Don’t criticize one another, brothers.James 4:10-11HCSBHumble…… Continue reading James 4: thoughts… part 6

Entree: James · Fellowship · Judging · Worship

James 2: thoughts… part 1

Read James 2Wimbledon started June 25… we all like to watch… me and spouse… kids… all tennis fans…Watching… I noticed the commentators mention celebrities sitting in the players boxes… One celebrity familiar to me… made my flesh react with an unexpected excitement… What is he doing in her box? What would it be like to be…… Continue reading James 2: thoughts… part 1