The training of the mind

I pray these prayers with the saints and my life is challenged. I find myself too often saying, “The heart is willing but the flesh is weak.”

Give me, O Lord, a steadfast heart, which no unworthy thought can drag down; an unconquered heart, which no tribulation can wear out; an upright heart, which no unworthy purpose can tempt aside. Bestow upon me understanding to know you, diligence to seek you, wisdom to find you, and faithfulness that finally may embrace you. AMEN.

Transitions

There aren’t really “moments” of transition. They often appear that way, but the truth is transition is always a part of life. We are always “on the way.”

We are on the way from birth to childhood. Those around the newborn meeting their every need. Teaching them along the way. Preparing them for those first steps, those first words, those first falls. The transition seems to happen in a moment, but it has progressed over time. Subtle. Unnoticed.

We are always “on the way.”

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We must confront our sin

I will continue to post about our deep-seated racism as the story unfolds from Buffalo, NY. For us as whites, I am still stunned when a motive is made clear, I still have friends who say, “Well, it will be interesting to get the whole story.”

So… I will still keep at this.

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Deep rooted problems of our nation

White supremacy. Nationalism. “Replacement theory.”

These cannot be ignored. They must be faced and dealt with head on. I barely knew this was an actual theory.

The theory was conceived in the early 2010s by Renaud Camus, a French author who has written about fears of a white genocide, arguing that immigrants who give birth to more children represent a threat to white people.ideal. It felt like it, but it actually a thing.

More HERE.

The way out is still repentance. Yet, we are more entrenched than ever.