TOPIC INDEXJesus Christ (20)
Gretchen Ronnevik
  1. The best synonym I can think of for Biblical meditation is "wonder." To meditate upon God's word is to wonder, as a child wonders at the stars.
  2. The resistance to rest has nothing to do with hatred of naps and has everything to do with wanting control, and wanting a safety net outside of God.
  3. We still think that if we just teach people to "be good" we are getting them closer to God, which is like saying if only this dead person could be propped up to exercise, he would start moving again.
  4. Our church doesn’t talk a lot about giving up things for Lent. Lent seasons means we have Sunday night services as well, where we bring in speakers who talk about a different theme each year.
  5. Do any of you have one of “those” kids? Every family should have at least one. They humble you.
  6. I love studying books on productivity and efficiency. I have a big family, and I have little people who depend on me and actually expect to eat every day.
  7. She was my friend, walking through marriage troubles. Her husband was unfaithful to her, with the technicalities and carefully drawn lines of “not technically sex” and justifying himself, which had wounded her deeply.