The Folly of Man

In my journey through the Bible this year, I have recently found myself in the books of Kings, and it has not been pretty. Such seemingly relentless violence, depravity, idolatry, rebellion, and apostasy propagated by the kings of Israel and Judah! It has left me asking Holy Spirit why some of these stories are includedContinue reading “The Folly of Man”

The Assumption of Good Will

Sometimes the people in our lives behave in confusing or offensive ways. Over the lifespan, each of us develops explanatory models to assist us in understanding our own and others’ behavior. These models are highly subject to error. One of these is what social psychologists label “fundamental attribution error.” This means that when someone behavesContinue reading “The Assumption of Good Will”

How to Approach a King

I know I am not alone in being captivated by the series, “The Crown.” It follows the British monarchy from the era of Edward VIII’s abdication of the throne, the reign until death of his brother George VI, and the ongoing reign of Queen Elizabeth II. The royals still enjoy popularity around the world today.Continue reading “How to Approach a King”

Tale of Two Doggies, Part 2: The People Whisperer

In a recent post, I shared some things I had learned from my dogs about submission to God’s leadership. Since then, some new developments with Scooter and Maggie have served to amplify those revelations and inspire further insight. On one of our morning walks, I let both dogs off leash to wander and exercise inContinue reading “Tale of Two Doggies, Part 2: The People Whisperer”