The Three Types of Change


All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward. Ellen Glasgow Being interested in and involved in the “Change” industry, I found this quote to be dead on, All too often we tend to think that if we are changing, it must be a positive thing, that we must be growing is some … Continue reading The Three Types of Change

Did Jesus set us up for Failure?


  Jesus H. Christ (Photo credit: angelofsweetbitter2009) "I give you a new commandment: Love one another as I have loved you." (John 13:34) Jesus, after washing the feet of His friends, gave the commandment to love one another as he has loved us, that, my friends, is a hard commandment. The love of Jesus is … Continue reading Did Jesus set us up for Failure?

Holy Week: A Lenten Reflection


Jesus and Mary Magdalene (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This week is the summit of Christendom, it is the week that establishes our missions and our purpose. It is the week the God sacrificed His Son for our sake. This week we experience the Passion of our Lord, the scourging, the ridicule the lies and the humiliation. This … Continue reading Holy Week: A Lenten Reflection

Because He Lives: Reflecting On Lent And Easter


http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://anamericanpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/11/because-he-lives-reflecting-on-lent-and-easter/ Image via Wikipedia Author: Tobin Crenshaw I once heard an instructor talk about trying to counsel a young woman in a hospital who had been severely abused by her family. He tried unsuccessfully for an hour to get a response from her but she simply refused to acknowledge his presence in the room. Finally … Continue reading Because He Lives: Reflecting On Lent And Easter

Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?


http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://anamericanpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/09/lent-2011-are-you-ready-for-it/ Image via Wikipedia With Lent here, it’s a good time to ask the question, “Are you ready for it?” or an even better question, “Do you understand it?” Lent is a complex time in the Church year, we are depriving ourselves, we are reminded of our mortality yet we are to be preparing for … Continue reading Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?

The American Moral Compass… Is Lost


Image via Wikipedia The moral compass of America is lost, we live is a nation that allows the murder of the unborn, elderly and sick. We live in a nation that allows our youth to get abortions on demand but need a parent to sign a waiver to get ear piercings. The morning after pill is … Continue reading The American Moral Compass… Is Lost

Lessons for a Centurion


“Surely he was the Son of God!”  Matthew 27:54 The above quote is from the Gospel of Matthew. It is a simple quote, only 7 words, but the depth of the statement has sounded through-out history. It transcends time and is forever resonating in all times. Last night I read this passage, and for the … Continue reading Lessons for a Centurion

I am a Sinner, this much I know


Image via Wikipedia I am a sinner in need of a conversion. A deep spiritual conversion. I need to feel the spirit of God racing through my vein's, I need to hear the soft whisper of the Holy Spirit within my being and I need to experience the crucifixion of our Lord daily. This is … Continue reading I am a Sinner, this much I know

A Community of Friends


Image via Wikipedia As part of my job, my 9 to 5 job, the one that pays my bills, I get to travel the world. I love that aspect of my job, I love going to new places. Not only do I get to go to new places, I get to make new friends. I … Continue reading A Community of Friends

IS it to Far off?


The so called Health Care Bill is just one step in many that will turn our great country in to a Socialist State. Consider the following, the government owns or controls: General Motors Chrysler Fannie Mae Freddie Mac Financial Institutions Mortgage Institutions And now Health Care, and if you consider all the regulations they own … Continue reading IS it to Far off?