Blog Summaries

1 — What I Pray for Myself … one of God’s intimates; self-control; representing Christ well; practicing the fruits of the Spirit; His nearness; His leading plus a few more

2 — Practicing & Perfecting … the tapes I’ve played in my head for five decades

3 — More on #2 … still hating perfectionism but hoping to participate in the divine nature.

4 — Pleasurable Moments … When I ____, I feel his pleasure … a Christian hedonist.

5 — Lower Your Expectations … of others.

6 — Raise Your Expectations … of God.

7 — Mind over Matter … Mind Maps … Personal learning style … Theology is the science of living blessedly forever.

8 — Why I believe God is True … because I talked to him this morning.

9 — Favorite Feeling … The Doctrine of Acceptance

10 — Little Words … Big Meanings … What do we mean by bringing God Glory?

11 — Gratitude … from discontentment to contentment by practicing thankfulness

12 — Gratitude continued … year of 1000 thanksgivings … my top 10 list on gratitude

13 — A day in the life … from besetting sins to freedom … prayer journal entries

14 — Why I like being 50something … top ten list

15 — The harvest is not automatic … A word to the 20something generation … struggle well

16 — Random Acts of Sheer Delight … new delights after 30 years of marriage

17 — I Don’t Know … life mottos that are good for my soul and spiritual growth

18 — Humble beginnings … it’s not about where you came from but where you’re going

19 — Carolyn James … the prettiest girl in the room

20 — There’s a professional for that … the mind of Christ … living up to our image bearer status

21 – It’s not a formula … elements/qualities to living well … sending off the senior women

22 – Arlington Cemetery … final resting place … what happens to your soul at death?

23 – Summer routine … the Bible in 3 months

24 – Pottery … does the clay have anything to bring to the table?

25 – Disrepute … Who’s to blame for the Church’s reputation?

26, 27, 28 – On Being a Theologian … what does a good one look like?

29 – Come Home … Calling … Jesus

30 – Happy Ever After … How can we be assured of a happily ever after outcome? … our conversion assures me

31 – Voting Day … what are we putting our hope in?

32 – Might or Maybe:  Wrestling with the Subjunctive … what might or maybe has to do with living well in the already and not yet.

33 – Trials – Where to go, how to respond … recognizing they are light, momentary and temporary.

34 – Three Things to Dwell on in 2015 … God’s ways … eternity … advancing His Kingdom

35 – Lessons learned from when God says No to our desires … things we only think we want … His ways are higher

36 – Mothers’ Day … a tribute to my mom

37 – Camp … my post-seminary dream job

38 – Generosity … joy and poverty … a surprising combination

39 – Tom’s Boots … finishing well … clutter vs. treasures

40 – Anxiety … its root problem

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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