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Nature Must Be Entered, Not Conquered

Nature Must Be Entered, Not Conquered

Nature must be entered, not conquered. Summary: It’s understandable that the first settlers viewed nature as an enemy. Nature seemed to have no end and threatened their lives. Their attitude toward nature was one of conquest, much as we speak today of the conquest of space. God, like nature, cannot be experienced conquest. Nature is…

A Kingdom Manifesto

A Kingdom Manifesto

This is my Kingdom manifesto, a summary of my beliefs, life, and relationships. God is love Life is growth Everyone is family The point of the anchor is where God touches every created thing. The triangle is a delta (Δ), the scientific symbol for change. I believe that God is mysteriously transforming this world. We…

Here's the Easiest, Fastest Way to Let God Love You

Here’s the Easiest, Fastest Way to Let God Love You

Is your love for God a little stale? Here’s a quick way to jumpstart it. Summary When you fail to be grateful, you shrivel up inside. There is always a long list of things to gripe about. Sometimes that list is all you can see. In those times especially, it is important to stop and be…

The Glory of God in My Toothbrush

I met God brushing my teeth today! Summary God’s glory is everywhere. I found it this morning in a spot of light on my wall in my bathroom! It’s truly amazing that we go through life bored. Open your eyes this week to the glory all around you, even in the little things. It will…

Your life is a mountain, not a molehill

Your Life Is a Mountain, Not a Molehill

You’re not a molehill. You’re a mountain. Jesus says so. Summary Your life may feel like a molehill to you but it’s a mountain to God. In this competitive world, it’s easy to feel like small potatoes, to think our lives don’t matter. But Jesus looked out at a ragtag gathering of Galilean peasants and…

Love starts at home

Love Starts at Home

Loving EVERYONE is easy. Loving the people right in my face is the real challenge. Love starts at home, flows into the workplace, to my neighbors, and friends. Summary Habit #4 is “Love Everyone.” It’s true that we don’t get to pick and choose who we love. But loving “everyone” is too easy. It turns…