Category: Think Things

Going Through a Phase

Younger people get very upset when older people tell them they are going through a phase.  Let me, as one of the older people here, explain why we say that.  We know that we ourselves have had many, many phases in our lives.  We…

God Only Loves the Perfect

There seems to be a general, yet unspoken thought, that God doesn’t want anything to do with you until you’re perfect.  Oh, saints are this or that but I’m just a miserable sinner.  It seems that people think that if you are a Christian…

Abraham and Isaac

You know, the whole “God is testing you” thing, never made sense to me until a few years ago.  It was then that I realized that God is not testing you.  We are reading it wrong.  God allows. Let’s take the story of Abraham…

What is Humility?

Humility is confusing nowadays because of all of the false humility out there.  We’ve all met those people who do something really cool.  And you say, “Wow. That was really cool!”  And they puff up with pride and say “Well I could have done…

Depression

I am a little frustrated.  Now, before I start let me just say I am not a mental health professional.  What I say is what I know from experience.  It’s about Depression.  A great many people say that they suffer from Depression, like they…

Did God Change?

When you read through the bible, you tend to get the impression that the God of the Old Testament and the God of the New Testament are two totally different gods.  This impression comes, I think, from the cultural attitudes of the writers of…

Prophets

There are so many prophets in the Old Testament and then there was John the Baptist, and then after Jesus came…. Nobody?  Some say that there were no prophets after Jesus.  I don’t believe that.  So the next logical questions are: Who are the…

Is my pet in Heaven?

I have actually been asked by people.  Is my dog in Heaven?  Or is my cat in Heaven?  I’m not trying to be mean but No.  Your pet is not in Heaven.  Jesus said as much, and who am I to contradict Him?  Not…

Diderot Effect

What is the Diderot Effect?  Well it was named after a man named, Denis Diderot, an eighteenth century philosopher because of his essay, “Regrets on Parting with My Old Dressing Gown”.  Basically what had happened was that his old dressing gown was getting raggedy…

Law of Exposure

The Law of Exposure says that the more you are exposed to something the more that you incorporate it into your life.  It is an actual scientifically proven that the brain chemistry changes with repeated exposure to certain stimuli.  For instance, say you love…