Fruitful in the land of my suffering

Suffering. Perhaps we can define it as “on-going, maybe even continuous pain.” Suffering is different from “acute pain.” I remember what it was like to get a cortisone injection in the thumb joint of my left hand (which has since been surgically repaired). Now that...

The end of the “Enduring Hunt”

Tony Schwartz, co-author of “Donald Trump: The Art of the Deal,” wrote an article for the New York Times entitled, “The Enduring Hunt for Personal Value,” a portion of which is quoted below: Why does Michael Phelps keep returning to a brutal training regimen in the...

“What, me worry?”

“I just don’t let it bother me anymore.” When Jesus told us “in this world we would have trouble,” to a great extent I think He was talking about our interactions with people. Because we live in a sin-polluted world – and often we allow sin to control our own lives –...