Jesus said: “love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven” (Matthew 5:44-45). Yup, that’s a very difficult thing to do, especially when you’ve been wronged in some way. Lately I’ve noticed how our society disagrees with Jesus' words. When someone wrongs you it … Continue reading Not determined by the enemy
A lot of people wonder about Judgment Day. They’re curious about how and when it will happen. And trust me: there is no end of books that jump on the profitable bandwagon of speculation. But there’s a much-neglected facet to Judgement Day that can positively impact our attitudes in the here and now, regardless of … Continue reading Letting go of revenge
Today I share a story I’ve adapted from William White. It’s about two business men. Their stores were across the road from one another and they had an incredible rivalry. When one made a big sale, he’d walk over to the other man’s store to boast about it. And the other did the same. This went … Continue reading Strike me blind in one eye!
I know I shouldn't start with a negative, but I'm going to do it anyway: Don’t retaliate or take revenge. That’s God’s job, not yours. Let me explain. The summer after grade nine I worked as a cashier at McDonalds. I was glad to get a job. But I was also… PETRIFIED! As soon I … Continue reading What working at McDonalds can teach you about God