Tag Archives: Love in relationship

Why religion won’t bring us joy

I’ve shared before that religion is about us inviting God into our life; following Jesus is about Him inviting us into His life.  I’m using the term “religion” rather narrowly here. I’m talking about ritualistic practices we follow in our attempt … Continue reading

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Will you be My valentine?

“Several martyrdom stories associated with the various Valentines that were connected to February 14 were added to later martyrologies, including a popular hagiographical account of Saint Valentine of Rome [martyred 269 AD] which indicated he was imprisoned for performing weddings for … Continue reading

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Help me to love with open arms like You do

There are some songs that are more than just songs; they’re heart-prayers. Every time we sing them, we’re praying from the depths of our soul. One such song for me is “For the One” from Brian & Jenn Johnson’s latest album, “After All These … Continue reading

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A New Year’s devotion

What if we all arbitrarily decided to operate from the paradigm of love instead of fear in 2016? What would that look like? What would immediately change? In our relationships, our marriages, our churches, our workplace, our politics, our foreign policy…our world in … Continue reading

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Thoughts about fear and love

I was watching a video by Bruce Wauchope after Lance Floyd had mentioned him in one of his inspired blog posts titled, “Religious Inspired Amygdala.” What both Bruce and Lance had said got me to thinking about how religion is inspired from … Continue reading

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Love requires self-limitation

Why does God allow what He allows? This is the question that has haunted mankind from the beginning. There have been many theories and even crazy stories made up about why God does what He does, yet it still remains a mystery. The … Continue reading

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