Category: Deception

Earning Grace

A number of my friends are involved in full time mission work.  One was making a trip to several different countries to visit with missionaries from their organization to try to assess morale.  He found many who were discouraged, and…

Shame(less), Pride(less)

I sought the Lord and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame. Psalm 34:4-5 Shame.  Webster says it’s a painful emotion caused by…

Righteous Gossip

Sounds silly doesn’t it?  “Righteous Gossip,” is a contradiction in terms.  But, seriously, isn’t that what we pretend it is?  “I don’t want to sound like I am talking behind her back, but I am so concerned for her…”  “I…