good news people – getting my Lent on

It is wonderful to get in the presence of God so one can really grow in the things of God and the seed will grow and bring much fruit



“The seed that fell among the thorns represents those who hear God’s word, but all too quickly the message is crowded out by the worries of this life and the lure of wealth, so no fruit is produced.” – Matthew 13:18-23

While talking with a friend the other day – it was a deep conversation about faith – he made the following, interesting, observation: “I haven’t had a television for the past two-three months, and I’ve found that my spiritual life has become more vital and connected.”

Multiple-TV-Screens5-001He wasn’t saying that watching a television is necessarily damaging to faith – so much as that in his experience the television was doing the following three things:

  1. It cut him off from any experience of quiet or reflection.
  2. The TV provide such a constant stream of negative imaginary and bad news that he was losing touch with the principle and the…

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