Tagged: sin

  • Sin Is a Jack Pine

    Jack Pine. Pine cone. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Years ago, I fell in love–my first love as a Christian, so I let down every self-preserving defense I had put in place against heartache. I had prayed. Fleeces had been place. God gave me two thumbs up. This love was a go. Unfortunately, six weeks after our …[ read more ]

  • Fighting Snow-On-The-Mountain

    Heb 12:15 See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many.   Crawling on hands and knees, I curse (quite Christianly) the ground cover I once thought innocuous. The former owner of my home had planted it in the garden, …[ read more ]

  • A Case for Intolerance

    I will climb out on the proverbial limb and utter an obscene word: intolerance. Sometimes it’s good. Take for example smoking. When I first began teaching, smoke swirled around my classroom. I asked for an air purifier and got this teeny little machine that had minimal effect on my air quality. My room abutted the …[ read more ]