Posts from December 2020

Posts from December 2020

Blessings In Disguise

I have continued to reflect on the extreme strange circumstances that we have all had to face this year. I said strange, because for those of us in this age, it is quite strange.  But it was not quite strange for those who lived through the flu pandemic.  However, because they lived through that age, and the strange circumstances they experienced that time, we in this age are able to relatively live with the flu almost as a routine disease. …

“’Tis The Season To Be Jolly!”

Christmas is here again and anywhere you turn the Christmas songs will be blaring once again.  My favorite of course is “’Tis the season to be jolly!”.  I love this song because it often describes my feelings at Christmas.  Every Christmas my joy index has this time-tested tradition of going through the roof.  It did not just start; it has always been so for me and I am guessing I am not alone.  All one needs to do is look…

Accepting The Unacceptable

How does one accept something that is already regarded as unacceptable?  Ironically there are several things that happen in our life that are unacceptable.  Yet, many times we do not have any choice but to accept them even when they are deemed unacceptable.  Accepting the unacceptable is about accepting things that we have no power to change.  Refusing to accept them is a sure pathway to losing our peace.  We battle serious illnesses, and we find it difficult to accept…

Living By The Word

This Covid-19 pandemic has acted to expose many government officials who never live according to the rules they themselves make.  The news media has been inundated this week with news of many leaders who ask people to stay home due to the Covid-19 but who themselves never follow the rules.  It is a common malady that people like “the do as I say” but not the “do as I do” kind of life.  Christians do not have this luxury because…