Cha..Cha..Changes

Changes Crossroad Sign

2016 is a year to remember for ages to come. Donald Trump, the billionaire business man is running for the office of President of the United States of America and is currently leading the Republican party for the nomination. Hillary Clinton, who many believe unfit to lead, is in a tight race with Bernie Sanders, an older senator who is closer to a socialist than a democrat. This election cycle is sure to leave the United States with a President that is far different from anything this nation has ever seen in the past. The GOP is nowhere near what it was during the Reagan administration. It is much closer to the Democratic party of the past, and the current Democratic candidates are even further to the left than at anytime before. We could talk about politics and the moral state of our country for days and still not reach a consensus of opinions. While I am a conservative in the most general terms, I do not believe that the current GOP candidates speak for me. As a practicing Christian, I do hold to some of the fundamental beliefs that separate the conservative and the liberal. But, do not attempt to put me into a box and to consider me close minded. I believe everyone has the right and the privilege to think, act, do, say, and live any way they see fit. That is the ability we have been given by our Creator. It’s the concept of Freewill. Read more of this post

I’m a Christian and other Lies we Tell Ourselves

Nut JobThe common perception of a person calling themselves a Christian in the 1940’s and 50’s, was that of a clean-cut man dressed in a suit and tie, along with his wife in her pretty dress. They would be walking hand in hand with their 2 children who were all dressed up, into church on a Sunday morning. They were considered the honest, trustworthy members of society. Be it right or be it wrong, this concept was the perception, the generally accepted understanding of what a Christian was.

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Unintended Consequences

KarmaThe Law of Karma is the great ’cause and effect’ philosophy that many people reference when something bad happens to another individual. Newton’s third law says ‘for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction’. The Holy Bible, when it talks about ‘sowing and reaping’ describes the basic nature of God’s justice in Galatians 6:7-9.  Read more of this post

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