Thoughts on Fear and the Future

April 24, 2018 Quotes Thoughts 0

I came across a quote today. It comes at a time in life when I have trouble looking to the future with faith. All my past experiences lead me to understand that God is faithful in all things and that He desires to prosper me and my family to His glory. This review of personal… Read more

Quotes from “The Genesee Diary: Report from a Trappist Monastery” by Henri J. M. Nouwen

June 10, 2017 2017 Reading List Quotes Reviews Thoughts 0

As often occurs, I read this book at the request of a friend I admire who would like to discuss it. This particular individual touts the diary of a catholic priest’s 7 month monastic sabbatical as her favorite book of all time. While I am not quite so captured, I did find myself embracing this… Read more

Quotes from “Elite Minds” by Dr. Stan Beecham

May 27, 2017 2017 Reading List Quotes Reviews Thoughts 0

There is nothing more important to your health – and, ultimately, your life – than what you believe to be true. The full title of this book is “Elite Minds – How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and Maximize Success”. That full title, along with a recommendation from a friend, is what… Read more

My Prideful Humility

March 30, 2017 Quotes Thoughts 0

How is it that people who are quite obviously eaten up with Pride can say they believe in God and appear to themselves very religious? – C.S. Lewis (Mere Christianity) I fear I have become and continue in becoming the object of whom this question is posed. I acknowledge this to be the essence of… Read more

“True Christian” Rant

February 24, 2017 Thoughts 0

A while back, I read a book on millennials titled “the millennials – Connecting to America’s Largest Generation”. At the time, I offered a fairly unimpressed review of the book’s statistically driven conclusions. As I have reflected on last year’s readings, one passage from this book has continued to bothered me.