Psychology Today tells us, "Human beings are built to size each other up quickly. These first impressions are influenced by a number of factors, such as facial shape, vocal inflection, attractiveness and general emotional state. People tend to get attached to their initial impressions of others and find it very difficult to change their opinion, even when presented with lots of evidence… Continue reading Why Do We Instantly Judge Others?
The definition of tithe is one tenth of annual produce or earnings, formerly taken as a tax for the support of the Church and clergy. I have heard sermons at church for several years that states an individual should give their first 10% of earnings to the church, 10% to themselves for savings and live… Continue reading Tithing
I recently heard that Americans spend an average of 3.4 hours per day on their smartphones. 3.4 HOURS! When I figured out that most of us sleep 8 hours and have 16 waking hours that means we are spending about 25% of our day on our phones. My question to you my friend is how… Continue reading Is Social Media Destroying My Faith?
Before I understood what God's Promises meant, I knew I didn't deserve them. I didn't attend church regularly, I was often inpatient with people, I constantly found unhappiness in my appearance and most of all I didn't pray every day. This had to eliminate me from what was promised by God because I wasn't "following… Continue reading God’s Promises are for EVERYONE!
When I think of sins I think simply of the seven deadly sin. The sins I should never commit or dreaded consequences will come upon me. You know them; lust, gluttony, greed, laziness, wrath, envy and pride. These sins I have pretty much in check except for an occasion gorging myself on nachos or laying… Continue reading What is Sin Really?
Just relax! How many times has a good meaning friend or family member told you to just relax? I can't begin to count the times I turned to someone when I was worried or fearful and the comfort I received was, "Just relax. You worry too much!" These words were not very comforting when I… Continue reading God Knows Our Future So We Can Relax!
Life is not easy. We have disappointment, suffering, loss and pain. Our world is corrupt and free will causes bad decisions and some of those decision will end up in a broken heart. This can be from a relationship that broke up or unforeseen loss of your job or maybe a sudden death of a… Continue reading God Will Mend Your Broken Heart