178. It is inherited – so be it

Our best examples for life’s trials and lessons mostly come from the Bible.  The stories are told without the hesitation of modern courtesy.  We can be sure that God is honest with us.  The characters are presented “undiluted” and “unpolished”. When we look at a large piece of history, like the story of Joseph in Genesis,…

177. I am bleeding

Life is unfair.  Yes, yes, we all know it.  It is such a well-known little platitude.  Can nobody think of something original?  As a matter of fact, no.  Why not, you may ask?  Well, since bitterness and inner pain is one of the oldest destructive forces on the face of the earth.  It has been…

176. Anointed senses

We are only human, after all.  Whatever we see, hear, taste, smell and feel makes a difference to our every day.  We judge people and places based on our senses.  We enjoy or reject in a split-second decision whatever and whoever we encounter because of what we sense physically, even before we can make a…