listen - God speaks

In today’s first reading, Acts 16:11-15, we meet Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth from the city of Thyatira.  We don’t know much about Lydia except that she was a successful business woman, a Gentile who participated in Jewish worship services and through Paul, a convert to Christianity who offered Paul and his companions hospitality as they preached the Gospel in the city of Philippi.  186 more words


Gratitude Blessings

“The man who forgets to be grateful has fallen asleep in life.”~~Robert Louis Stevenson

“The closed fist receives nothing.”~~Michele Oka Doner, artist

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Jesus' gift to us

First of all, a Blessed Easter to all Orthodox Christians who celebrate Easter today.   May all Christians someday experience unity in the Risen Lord.

For some of us, today is the Sixth Sunday after Easter.  204 more words


Bible: Not a myth book

By Ayodele Olatimehin

Many of us are giving less and less respect to the Scriptures, and its story, precepts, facts about nature and truth about the reality of the human life. 814 more words

APOLOGIA | With Ayodele Olatimehin

15/15 Vision; Proverbs, that is...

15/15 vision; Proverbs 15:15,that is…

Life is always hard for the poor, but the right attitude can turn it into a party.

A new month, and done with some readings, so I resumed a trek through the Proverbs. 413 more words


Nadia Bolz-Weber: Controversial Christian Worth Reading

Shock value. Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber doesn’t shy away from it. Not one bit.

She’s a female pastor — and one whose body is covered in tattoos. 1,416 more words


16 Exclusive Spiritual Confessions To Make While Single

For those of us that are single, sometimes it can be a bit challenging living a life of purity. It is especially harder among teenagers who are constantly under peer pressure to indulge in things just so they can fit it and be accepted by their peers. 869 more words