Arguing with God- Pt 1

God: I need you to do this thing. Me: (whining) There has to be someone more qualified than me to do this thing. God: No, you are the one. Me. (again…whining) but why? I don’t want to. God: You can choose not to do it, but the consequences are my choice. Me: ugh….(stomps foot) noContinue reading “Arguing with God- Pt 1”

A Gift for You

One Week Only!  FREE EBOOK JUL 31-AUG 5Believe by Lori O’Gara What do you believe in? Open your mind to possibility. The possibility that there is a loving God who wants to be known. The possibility that there is another way to serve God, love humans, and live your faith than what you think youContinue reading “A Gift for You”

It Gets Easier, Right? Wrong.

Hey God, this thing…this life lesson thing. I am trying really. I am trying to do that forgiveness thing too. I am not doing a good job of it at all. I get mad still…ok, I get angry. It is not fair. It is not fair that those who did mean and bad things toContinue reading “It Gets Easier, Right? Wrong.”

Stop Hiding Behind Rules

Your soul is suffering for it. Life on this planet requires rules and I like rules. I like the consistency of knowing that I can do anything I want or not. If I choose to not follow a rule, the consequences are known. If I speed and get a ticket, I pay a fine. SimpleContinue reading “Stop Hiding Behind Rules”

Before Easter

Photo by Mads Schmidt Rasmussen on Unsplash The day before Jesus was crucified, he observed Passover with the disciples. Passover is the time that Jews remembered their freedom and exodus from Egypt. Jesus told his disciples that the bread symbolized his body that would be broken and the wine, his blood, which would be poured outContinue reading “Before Easter”

The Truth About Easter

Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash Easter is all bunnies and eggs. It is about the laughter of children and spring warmth. If you want to believe all that, it’s fine by me. However, there is a sinister and dark side of Easter. If you strip easter of all the trappings except the story of Jesus’Continue reading “The Truth About Easter”

Morning Philosophy, Anyone?

Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash Early morning, every morning, I want to lay in bed, snuggle my husband, and just let love pass between us. I am in no hurry to move more than just what it takes to get closer to him. Almost every morning, I have an internal argument with myself as toContinue reading “Morning Philosophy, Anyone?”

Truth Will Not Hide

(Story originally published here.) There are forces of nature that are set firm. The laws of physics are one example. Truth is a natural law. No matter what you do to hide it the truth will not stay hidden. You can lie and stretch it, or here’s a good one ignore it, however it willContinue reading “Truth Will Not Hide”