She was a hospital charge nurse with a problem. Her control of her staff wasn’t that great, but worse, she suffered from a critical attitude and an overwhelming Read the rest of this entry
What’s wrong with Jesus? His disciples finally begin to show consideration for each other and he stops it dead in its tracks.What’s with that? After three years Simon finally began to get the idea that he should be concerned about the other guys. Jesus had told them to love one another so it must be right to be concerned about what would happen to them. He asked the question and got told to butt out of their business! Confusing? Yep! Read the rest of this entry
Maybe you didn’t notice the contradiction in my recent posts. First came the quotes from Jesus about not judging others and avoiding a critical spirit. Next came the challenge to spot the fakes. The problem is, how do you identify the fakes if you don’t judge what they say and do? Read the rest of this entry
Blindness is a disqualification for being a guide no matter how great the spin sounds
“Can a blind man lead a blind man? Won’t they both fall into a ditch?” asked Jesus.
What’s amazing about this question is the number of words that have been written to explain it. Do a Google search on “blind guides” and you’ll be served a cache of over 33 million results. Guess that means it is a popular and catchy phrase.
Next take a closer look at these results and something interesting stands out: Read the rest of this entry
We often want to complain that life isn’t fair. We want life to be a big slice of utopia with a dash of Pollyanna but it doesn’t look too much like that up close. Maybe if we stand far enough away so there’s no details visible, things won’t seem so bad, but we know better.
Here’s a quick way to get what we want in life. It’s foolproof and easy. It doesn’t take much effort and produces amazing results. Best of all, it’s a no money down deal with absolute guarantees. Ya gotta luv it since there’s no way to lose by getting it wrong. Ready for it? Read the rest of this entry
The problem with a contest is that it producers losers! Ten people race but only one can win; one person gloats about his supremacy while nine people glower in shame and clutch for excuses. There are more losers than winners. This is okay if you are a winner since it proves what you already knew about yourself (and about the others) and you can bask in the glory of being awesome. It’s not so great for the losers. Read the rest of this entry