A lot of us claim to believe in God, but then act as if everything depended on us, on our efforts and wisdom, on our ability to keep all the little planets of our concerns in perfect orbit around the great blasting sun of our inner control freak.
Richard L. Floyd
The prophet Jeremiah wasn't the kind of guy you would invite to your Christmas party.
It turns out there is another planet in our solar system—right next door to us, in astronomical terms—that could support life as we (sort of) know it.
Leaning in to God's plan for me isn't always easy because I am a control freak.
John A. Nelson
Might not we do well to learn, from God's example, to burn with indignant fury until we have delivered our sister or brother from the hand of the oppressor?
When I was serving as a hospital chaplain during seminary I often had people tell me "you look too young to be a chaplain!"
Martin B. Copenhaver
To forgive, something like forgetfulness is required.
When something stresses me out, my inclination is to ignore it.
Turn on any cable news network or talk radio station and you'll hear the same stories told in the same way over and over. Politicians and pundits, journalists and broadcasters all seem to be reading from an identical script. Because they are.