Book Review : The thing beneath the thing

Book Review : The Thing Beneath the Thing

March 17, 2022

In his book, The Thing Beneath the Thing, Steve Carter looks at why we sometimes overreact to certain people or events and how this may be connected to past hurts. Carter encourages readers to become curious about our overreactions particularly when there are patterns of behaviour that aren’t logical. If we can find the connection…

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Communion : Up to the minute forgiveness

Communion : Up to the minute forgiveness

January 25, 2022

When I first became a Christian, I was told to, “Keep short accounts with God.” Apparently, I was supposed to confess all the sins I committed to God every day. This struck me as odd. But I didn’t grow up in a Christian home and my Christian friends seemed to think it was a good…

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A Christian response to 12 rules for life by Jordan Peterson

A Christian Response – Peterson’s 2nd Rule for Life

September 7, 2021

Rule 2 / Treat yourself like someone you are responsible for helping Peterson begins with a conundrum. Why don’t sick people take their medication? He quotes statistics that show two-thirds of people don’t take the medication that doctors prescribe for them. Either they don’t get the prescription filled, or if they do, they miss doses,…

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Devotional Thought

Devotional Thought : Luke 12:18-19

July 13, 2021

“This is what I’ll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will store my surplus grain. And I’ll say to myself, ‘You have plenty of grain laid up for many years. Take life easy; eat, drink and be merry.’” Luke 12:18-19I recently heard the fictitious story of a…

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Short Devotion : Acts 13:38-39

Short Devotion : Acts 13:38-39

June 13, 2021

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. Through him everyone who believes is set free from every sin, a justification you were not able to obtain under the law of Moses.” Acts 13:38-39 Paul…

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