Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my Heart

Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my Heart

Vision is a thing (image, idea) seen and the sense (sight) by which a thing is seen. Vision of the Prayer of Jabez After studying and journaling about The Lord’s Prayer, our small group tackled The Prayer of Jabez in 1 Chronicles 4, the basis for the Prosperity Gospel...
What we mean when we say, “I need.”

What we mean when we say, “I need.”

“I need to stay in touch with my friends,” my student said tearfully. Maggie [name changed] was a senior in the parochial high school where I taught, a good student, and one of our top STARs—Student Technology Advisers—who assisted at the Help Desk and...
To deny or not to deny the undeniable

To deny or not to deny the undeniable

I could not deny it. I had gossiped about someone to a friend. Lying in bed that night, I thought about the incident and rationalized: the circumstances, what I said, and to whom probably won’t matter. But continuing to deny the undeniable absolutely would, because...