Musings from a liberally conserative, extroverted introvert, optimistic pessimist, idealistic realist
SH80's Articles In Religion
August 14, 2008 by SH80
A counselor once told me, “Guilt is not a feeling. You’re either guilty or you are not.” I’m guilty. Someone close to me asked me to pray for him a few weeks ago. I haven’t done so well with that request. I have prayed for him, but he requested that I pray for him daily. I haven’t done that for him. So, as I was readying myself for work today, I pondered. Because I haven’t prayed for him daily, will God not grant him the wisdom and strengt...
April 14, 2008 by SH80
I am on a continual journey of self-discovery and growth through reading (from the bible, from devotionals, from literature (both nonfiction and fiction)), through listening (to others and their experiences, through family and friends, through sermons in church and online, through counseling), through writing (out of my own thoughts and experiences, out of my own reflection), and speaking (with my wife, with family and friends, with others). I believe that growing and stretching my fai...
March 3, 2008 by SH-80
I spent the other evening in what would be considered a “traditional” church. After having attended a “traditional” church the previous week (after getting bottlenecked in unusual Sunday morning traffic, thus missing the opportunity to walk in late as usual to my not-so-traditional church where people don’t stare at you in disapproval if you walk in late wearing jeans with holes and open-toed sandals), I’ve now been in a “traditional” church twice ...