Jesus; first & last
Have you made or broken any New Year Resolutions yet?
Have you hit the gym and the diet yet? Or quit already?
The end of year and/or the start of the year holds so many ups and downs of good faith commitments, goal setting, and optimistic claims for this year being a better one than last.
I am totally into that. Why wouldn’t you want to make this year better than last?
your birthday at christmas
Yes it’s December - again!
The end of the year is a good time to take stock I suppose, but it used to get me all worked up because of the review of the year, and awareness that I hadn’t met all my goals (who does?) and objectives, and now I was about to start new ones without the old ones complete. So guilt, feelings of failure, and a looming Christmas to-do list, would sweep over me and get me a bit heavy through what is arguably the best time of the year.
Hiding or Hidden
By Jim Sim
When I was a kid I would choose running or hide under the covers if it was at night in the house. REALLY? Hide under the covers?
As if that would stop a bear, a monster, or otherwise.
Are You Deserving or Inheriting?
By Jim Sim
"Deserve has nothing to do with it”.
This is a line from a movie with my favorite actor Clint Eastwood, right before he kills a corrupt sheriff who murdered his friend. The self-righteous sheriff who used his power to intimidate and run his town with impunity has finally met his match and is about to get the same type of justice that he has meted out to others; summary execution...