Tag: neighbor

The Honey-Apple Pie Cure

Everyone in our little town of 500 knew enough to keep away from Mr. Wendell, but despite warnings, our dad bought the house right next door! I was 11, unwillingly carting boxes in our new-to-us home, all the while keeping one eye watching to…

Loving Self – Narcissism or Biblical Love?

Continuing the series on loving your neighbor as you love yourself. The dictionary defines self-love as: 1. the instinct by which one’s actions are directed to the promotion of one’s own welfare or well-being, especially an excessive regard for one’s own advantage. 2. conceit; vanity….

How to Biblically Love Yourself

We’ve been exploring how to love ourselves Biblically, as it states in Luke 10:27 And he answered and said, “YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR STRENGTH, AND WITH ALL YOUR…

Is It OK to Love Myself?

Is it OK to love myself? I’m the rope in a tug of war on this issue. Here’s why:  My adulthood and new faith experience both developed at the same time as the find your inner self, please yourself, if it feels good do…

A $2 Blessing

When I first read Bruce Wilkinson’s books such as The God Pocket sharing stories of God’s leading, I was torn.  I was excited to think that God could similarly use me, but also frustrated because most of his adventures seemed to center around very…

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