Envy and Greed, A Poem About Human Self-destructiveness. #TBT

Envy and Greed, A Poem About Human Self-destructiveness. #TBT

[#tbt This is a reposting of one of my more popular posts, originally posted in February of 2013] For a message on envy, I shortened and rewrote a poem by Victor Hugo called “Envy & Avarice.” (“Recasting,” I call it.) I found the poem both enjoyable and thought-provoking, a sad commentary on human nature that sometimes arises in me. I’d […]

Strive for the Narrow Door – Part 2 of 4 (592 words)

Strive for the Narrow Door – Part 2 of 4 (592 words)

3 Implications of “Narrowness” In these four posts we are contemplating how to think about Jesus’ telling his listeners that they should “strive to enter through the narrow door. In part one of this series, we considered the importance of the word “strive.” This means continual effort toward something. You’ve never messed up so bad you can’t start striving. Each […]