Category Archives: Heart and Soul 心性靈性

Gilkey quote 吉爾基

“Religion is not the place where the problem of man’s egotism is automatically solved. Rather, it is there that the ultimate battle between human pride and God’s grace takes place. Human pride may win the battle, and then religion can … Continue reading

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About money, and fear

5 Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said, “I will never fail you.  I will never abandon you.”[b] 6 So we can say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper, so I will have … Continue reading

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Joy fire

The fire of God, which is his essential being, his love, his creative power, is a fire unlike its earthly symbol in this, that it is only at a distance it burns– that the farther from him, it burns the … Continue reading

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Truth

“Christ likes us to prefer truth to him because, before being Christ, he is truth.  If one turns aside from him to go towards the truth, one will not go far before falling into his arms.”  from Waiting for God … Continue reading

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Absalom- the tragic result of misdirected suffering and sins

Do not let tragedy, bitterness and hatred turn you into Absalom (http://www.gotquestions.org/who-was-Absalom.html), whose anger, bitterness and self-righteousness lead him onto a destructive life path that characterizes unhealthy, self-aggrandizing modern celebrities and rulers that populate our current media. The high intensity … Continue reading

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Sometimes, do not preach

The place for the comforter is not that of one who preaches, but of the comrade who says nothing, but prays to God about the matter. The biggest thing you can do for those who are suffering is not to … Continue reading

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Expectations for Love

Our (or my own, at least) expectations for love can never be satisfied through anything that can be offered in this world. The difficulties I’ve traversed month have taught me that not only money is illusive and unstable (see Matthew 6:19-21 … Continue reading

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Unadulterated true love the only medicine

Tim Keller does it again.  Floored.  This is the only medicine that can stop pain and compost evil and suffering into good. First, we have to understand our common conception of “love” is really “HUNGER” in disguise. That’s not love, … Continue reading

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Gravity of suffering

https://youtu.be/0lM1HWV0Tjk This video really speaks to my heart as I trudge— heart and soul shattering almost once every day— through a very difficult month. What Matt Chandler says here rings true.  The great crowds of people during Jesus’s time on earth, who … Continue reading

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Isaiah 30:1-5, 19-22

“Woe to the obstinate children,”     declares the Lord, “to those who carry out plans that are not mine,     forming an alliance, but not by my Spirit,     heaping sin upon sin; 2 who go down to Egypt     without consulting me; who look … Continue reading

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