Lessons From God
Things God Has Taught Me.
In one more month I will hit the two year anniversary of my quit smoking date. It has been, according to my quit counter, One Year, Ten Months, Twenty Six Days, 23 Hours and 21 Minutes since I put out my last cigarette and I am still trying to get my head around how easy it has been. Giving up smoking may not seem like a miracle to others but, deep down in my very soul, I know for certain God did this for me and words cannot express how loved it makes me feel! I have smoked since I was 14 years old and, by the time I quit,…
I’ve had a lot of years to think about the whole “God and sex” thing and I have come to the conclusion that God made sexual immorality taboo because He knows it has too high a price for us. Sexual immorality costs women their self-esteem and it costs men their ability to love. God knew this when He warned us against sexual immorality and here’s the story of how I came to see it too. I was right into the women’s liberation and sexual revolution movements when I was young. I was firmly convinced that women should have sex when they want, with whom they want, because they want. I…
Two days after I posted my last entry I got a letter from the hospital but it was not the letter I was expecting.
I have a hard time making decisions when what I want is at odds with what I should want or what other people might want for me. Sometimes God steps in and helps me decide and I believe He has helped me decide to have surgery despite the fact that I don't want to.
I decided to compile a list of all the symptoms of thyroid disorders that I have and post them in case someone else has them and needs to have a check-up. I also recorded some of the things that have been going through my head and what God had to say to me about the situation.
Whilst working on a new project I discovered some work I did to change my distorted thinking habits was actually only half the work I needed to do.
Here are my thoughts, and the things I believe God said to me, about Neale Donald Walsch's book titled "Conversations with God".
I've been wrestling with the question of whether it is wise to post entries in this blog that people might use to support their belief that God can't really make life good for people or that psychological treatment can't really help someone enjoy life more. This entry exposes the full extent of my negativity and shares what God had to say to me about it all.
This entry contains my beliefs about judgement day and hell.
It looks like my new church has a few problems, or problem people, and I wish I could tell them some of what I know about problem people and help them see the church the way I see it - as a shining beacon of love in a world that needs love more with every day that passes.