Tag Archives: spiritual re-birth

Goodness is no excuse for side-stepping regeneration

People would rather be seen as doing “good” in the world than have to experience the mental pain of spiritual regeneration and re-birth. But without “personal housecleaning,” all the reasons we choose to do “good” in the world can be … Continue reading

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A successful birth requires a slap on the butt. So does a successful spiritual rebirth.

We all know that a swift slap on the bottom by a doctor or nurse shocks a baby into breathing and therefore helps the child to enter into a new world. Shocks are necessary to open us up to new … Continue reading

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Making the Super Bowl more competitive

After the Sunday church service one of the members of the congregation invited various friends over to his house for a Super Bowl party. Hours later, everyone was stuffing themselves with great food and drink. Their eyes were glued to … Continue reading

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Create an “eternal” Easter basket!

I am not asking you to take up basket weaving and then purchase an assortment of goodies to fill it up with for Easter. I am suggesting something more personal and intimate—an “Easter basket” that is created deep within your … Continue reading

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Let us all become spiritual mothers!

With Mother’s Day coming perhaps we can take some time to ponder how God might like us to celebrate this wonderful occasion – that is, spiritually. While this day is set aside to honor our terrestrial mothers, the Lord God … Continue reading

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