Bouncing Back?

Bouncing Back?

I hate change with a passion. And “rolling with the punches” gets old when it feels like that’s the only thing I’m doing lately.

[do you notice the mountains?]

[do you notice the mountains?]

How often do you consciously think about breathing? I know I do when I am stressed and have trouble inhaling, gasping for air instead. Probably those who have asthma know that feeling as well. The desire and struggle to simply breathe.

[equality.]

[equality.]

Thoughts inspired by my pastor’s sermon and Jesus’ phrase in Luke 14:11 “For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.”

[fitness challenge]

[fitness challenge]

I signed up for a fitness program. It’s a two-week program, 6 days a week, with just Sundays to get some rest between the training. It’s going to be fun.

[BOOK REVIEW: Behold the Man by Bodie & Brock Thoene]

[BOOK REVIEW: Behold the Man by Bodie & Brock Thoene]

Albeit the title of the book and its cover, the story is mostly focused on other people mentioned in the Gospels: Pilate, his wife Claudia, and the centurion she was in love with, Marcus. It’s a story of jealousy, healing, betrayal, and, above all, hope.

[understood?]

[understood?]

Often, it is hard to understand what someone is going through. I mean, truly understand.

You have to know the person well enough and the person should trust you enough to show one’s true feelings instead of hiding behind the mask of “I’m fine” and smiles.