But God…

written by Paul Olsen as a eulogy for his brother It is no secret that my brother, JT,  struggled with severe mental illness for most of his life. He had Borderline Personality Disorder, a diagnosis considered difficult to treat.  But, it would be tragic if we defined him by his…

Biblical Meditation

As we consider Meditation, a popular method for calming our bodies these days, I’d like to clarify the difference between Biblical Meditation noted below and Eastern Meditation.  Eastern Meditation encourages one to “empty one’s mind” while Biblical Meditation encourages one to contemplate Scripture verses “like a cow chewing the cud,…

Forgiveness

We ask God to forgive us for our mistakes and we choose to forgive others for wrongs we feel have been committed against us. Matthew 6:9-15 “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in…