Tag Archives: Oswald Chambers

September 24

What Does It Mean?

At my church, I asked people to ponder the term, “Christian,” and whether it was used as an adjective or a noun in their life. I then invited them to respond to the question: “What does it mean to you to follow Christ?” Here are some of the responses I received: “Since you invited your […]

April 19

Weakness or Strength?

Today is “Good” Friday. Everyone always questions why it is called “good” since it is the day that our Lord was killed. I suppose you could say it is good because what appears to be a moment of defeat is really a moment of victory. Oswald Chambers says, “The greatest note of triumph ever sounded […]

January 06

What the Heck?

Last summer while in Vienna, my husband and I went to the Belvedere Museum. Off to one side, I spotted a room that immediately sparked my interest. I couldn’t help being drawn into this round room that held 60 or so busts by sculptor Franz Xaver Messerschmidt. Each bust’s facial expression looked as if they […]

January 01

Stepping into the New Year

As much as I love decorating the house for Christmas, I also love when I take everything down. It’s not so much the “taking down” part, because that is a lot of work. Instead it is the “getting everything back in order” part that appeals to me. I do a deep clean of sorts and […]

June 04

Being Christian 3

Part three of three I ended my last post saying that one should come to Christianity because it is true. That comes across a little arrogant, I suppose. I recently listened to an excellent talk by Mark Meynell from All Souls church in London (link below). He talks about how arrogance and religion seem to go […]

May 24

Not so sure

It’s that time of year when a lot of people are making a life transition. And that can be a scary thing. When I was a kid, I was certain I was going to be a teacher—until I became a graphic designer. When I was in high school, I was certain I would play basketball in […]