You Can Find Hope With Him

This is a beautiful illustration of what it means to love someone else enough to risk rejection. Love is risky, but without love there is no hope, no compassion, no empathy, and no joy. Love only seeks what is best for the other person, whether they want it or not. Reb-blogged from

Kristeen Nicole Gillooly

It’s a sad day for me as I reflect on a friend that has passed away, a friend I didn’t always get along with but one in which I sacrificed a lot to be there for her during difficult times. We taught each other a lot about love, sacrifice, and surrender.

I’ll never forget a conversation we had recently. She was feeling worthless, like her life had no meaning or purpose, and she struggled with whether or not I truly loved her. She wasn’t sure anyone really loved her. On this particular day, she needed to be rushed to the hospital for a life-threatening health issue but refused on the grounds that no one cared about her anyway. Several people had tried to reason with her all day, and we finally decided to do an intervention.

I had discussed God with her many times during our friendship and she mostly…

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Do NOT Become a Christian

This is a short, well-stated article on the cost of being a Christian. And, contrary to what the media and our government tells us, Christians are not to blame for the mess our world is in. We offer hope, peace, love, joy to those who are willing to accept it. The choice belongs to the hearer. Re-blogged from

Beautiful Life with Cancer

Are looking for something to fulfill your life? Need a list of laws to follow? Are you a good person? Are you rich? Is your life put together and you want a church?

Let me be the first to assure you, Christianity is NOT for you.

Are you outcast because your sins are much too many? Do you want to be dead of this life you live? Sick? Find this world meaningless? You don’t fit in?

Then, for you, I may have the answer. But I will be the last to try to persuade you. In fact, I will do the opposite. Consider the cost carefully.

Jesus himself turned away the crowd. To the rich young ruler that he loved, he looked straight to his heart and saw the one thing he could not give up, “Go and sell all you have and give it to the poor.” There was…

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