Way back in 1969 there was a son out called, “Is that all there is?” recorded by Peggy Lee. For some reason i was thinking of this song the other day. Okay, I know the reason, He did it to me again. You see I was thinking about how I have changed my thinking on God and Heaven and eternity.
Do you cleanse the inside of the cup? Or are you like the Scribes and Pharisees and only clean the outside? This is what Jesus asks us in today’s Gospel, Matthew 22: 23 – 26. Continue reading “It’s What’s Inside That Counts”
I’ve been trying to avoid mixing too much politics into this blog lately, I have other blogs where I can do that, but if you don’t mind, I want to get something off my chest.
Isn’t it funny how we think about something and then the answer just pops up somewhere? This morning the answer was in the daily Gospel reading.
This morning my fifth grandchild entered the world. Yes, it is an occasion of joy, but it is also an occasion of some sorrow and some depression. Anytime a new life enters the world, this is a joyful thing as God has created another being in which He can flourish. But therein lies the sadness and depression.
It’s been a busy last couple of weeks and I haven’t had much time for writing. Or reading. Or praying. So I am trying to get back on track. I’ve been trying to get a little freelance business going (writing and editing) which has been taking most of my free time. Of course when I stop and think about it, I know that if I spent more time praying, reading scripture and other inspirational writings and even writing more it would make getting the business going easier because I would have God on my side.