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Adventures in Writing · 5h ago

Watch and Stumble

Have you ever heard it said, “The church is full of hypocrites. I want nothing to do with it,” when you invite someone to attend your church? How many people do you know who’ve walked away f...
Adventures in Writing · 2d ago

Love for Enemies

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus set the bar pretty high. He knew that in our naturalness, our human-ness, the first thing we’d do when confronted by someone we consider an enemy, is to hur...
Adventures in Writing · 5d ago

Worth the Effort

Jesus Teaches on Loving Your Enemies A few years ago, I heard of a group of people who practiced the principle of “an eye for an eye”. If one person committed a crime against another, a simi...
Adventures in Writing · 1w ago

Let Your Yes be Yes…

Jesus Teaches on Oaths Years ago, when my father-in-law had to go to court, he was asked to swear that he would tell the truth. He refused. His belief was that it was wrong for him to swear ...
Adventures in Writing · 1W ago

Potholes

Jesus Teaches on Divorce When my children were teenagers, almost all of their friends were from single parent homes. Busy moms left teens, with little or no guidelines, to fend for themselve...
Adventures in Writing · 1W ago

A Mind Game

Jesus Teaches on Adultery Defined in Wikipedia, adultery is sexual relations outside of marriage, in one form or another. The definition varies in different states and countries, however. In...
Adventures in Writing · 2W ago

Words Don’t Hurt, or Do They?

Jesus Teaches on Murder These days, the airwaves are filled with articles about bullying, as if this is a new phenomenon. During his 3rd to 8th grade at a Catholic private school, our younge...
Adventures in Writing · 2W ago

Given For Enrichment

Years ago, I attended my first writer’s conference. There I learned what characterized good writing and what I needed to look for in order to make sure that people enjoyed reading my work an...
Adventures in Writing · 2W ago

Rules Provide Freedom

Steve trudged toward the kitchen door. “I can’t believe it.” He yanked the kitchen door open. “Stupid lawyers.” He grumbled and then slammed the door behind him. “We have rights, too.” He st...
Adventures in Writing · 3W ago

Boundaries, Our Security Blanket

Jesus Teaches about The Law Years ago, after the birth of a litter of Shih-Tzu puppies, I watched as they explored their limited environment. They lived, for the first couple of weeks, in a ...