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?
Sometimes the hardest part about writing a blog, or anything for that matter, is just getting started. Today is one of those days. I did what I normally would do, I read the news, looked at other blogs and quotes. But nothing jumped out at me. Sometimes the ideas come easy and just flow out … Continue reading Bloggers Block…
Work in progress from my talk I am to give in August… -------------Start of topic---------------------------- The second priority is priority of self; this may seem to contradict the first priority of humility. You are asked to humble yourself, yet priority two seems to ask you to exult yourself. Yet nothing could be further from … Continue reading Priority 2: Faith in Self
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?
Image by Storm Crypt via Flickr Over the part few days I have been working on a presentation that I have to give in Chicago in August. I am giving a presentation on Communication skills. But unlike normal communication presentations, I am looking at it from the point of view of three prongs of the … Continue reading What I'm up to
Below is an article I read and I thought it would be very helpful to others, enjoy… Paul ____________________________________________________________ 7 Ways To Keep Going By Therese J. Borchard April 7, 2009 A woman who lives with chronic pain said to my mom the other day, “You can’t sit around and wait for the storm to … Continue reading 7 Ways To Keep Going | World of Psychology
Life is worth living, you may have heard that before, it was an old TV show hosted by Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, a very dramatic speaker and an excellent teacher. On his show he would pick one topic, say sin, and spend the whole time teaching and talking about sin. Now that in of itself … Continue reading Let the Holy Spirit Drive
When does helping a friend become a “Doctor / Client” relationship? I was asked this question the other day. Basically when does one cross that line, when does my advice to someone cross over from friendly advice to clinical advice. To me, the line is when you become the replacement to professional help, when … Continue reading Friend or Client?
We all talk about others, be it good or bad, we all do it. We say simple things like “He is such a….” or “They are so….” Fill in the blanks with what ever comment you like, but we all do it. It’s not a good thing for us to do, it can hurt … Continue reading Gossip