1) We have expectations. Expectations carry concepts of how we believe our life should develop. We fix firmly to these expectations. 2) Someone upsets our expectations by introducing something that challenges our concept, compelling us to face a new reality. 3) We are disappointed. Disappointment is friction between expectations and reality. 4) The fork in … Continue reading What is resentment?
Q & A: What can I do to stop my body from failing me?
Question: What can I do to stop my body from failing me? I am currently in the middle of searching for a job. I have had a couple of interviews and I found that I am having some issues with my nerves and body reactions. When I get nervous, my neck starts to get all … Continue reading Q & A: What can I do to stop my body from failing me?
Truth beyond words
Truth can never be experienced with words, like looking at a picture of an idyllic Island can never give you the real experience of it. Truth is not the words, like the picture is not the actual Island. Therefore, you can never really give Truth with words because each person has to personally experience it himself. Like … Continue reading Truth beyond words
Q & A: Sometimes believing in God is really hard for me
Question: Please help me, sometimes believing in God is really hard for me Not just when something bad happens. But sometimes, I guess I just think about how cruel and realistic and unfair the world is, and it makes it hard to believe that God exists. I personally believe he does, but I feel like … Continue reading Q & A: Sometimes believing in God is really hard for me
Q & A: Why does God not require works for salvation?
Question: Why does God not require works for salvation? Because if I had to do x, y, and z to be saved, I could know for sure that as long as I did x, y, z, I was guaranteed salvation. Instead, because it’s by faith only, I have no idea if I 100% have the kind … Continue reading Q & A: Why does God not require works for salvation?
How could he/she do this to me?
This question, often asked in times of sorrow, reflects a slight misunderstanding of human tendencies. It is doubtless everyone has at some time been at the giving or receiving end of this statement. Let us consider a simple example to find the solution: A person ravenously hungry is walking through the meadows when suddenly … Continue reading How could he/she do this to me?
Q & A: Christian dating a Muslim
Question: Christian dating a Muslim.. I am a Christian. I made a mistake. A big one. I just graduated from college and moved in with my boyfriend, who follows the Islamic faith. At the time it happened, I was quite insecure with a hallowing faith. I thought I had the capacity to influence him. He … Continue reading Q & A: Christian dating a Muslim
Q & A: How can we trust the Bible?
Question: How can we trust the Bible? As a new Christian I have a lot of doubts regarding this subject. How can we trust that the Bible still carries the message our Father sent to us? The Bible has gone through many editions and translations by the hand of the Catholic church, who are known … Continue reading Q & A: How can we trust the Bible?
Q & A: Feeling hate for my ex.
Question: Feeling hate for my ex. Today I saw my ex-girlfriend and started getting negative feelings after seeing her with her new boyfriend. It's not that I want her back because it's been 2 years after we broke up. But she hurt me so much in our relationship that I still feel resentment. I recently … Continue reading Q & A: Feeling hate for my ex.
Q & A: Do I have to shed tears while I pray?
Question: Do I have to shed tears while I pray? So I go to a church. I have (at least I believe so) a faith in Christ. I know he has led me to where I am in my life right now. I feel thankful for it. He saves me all the time in spite … Continue reading Q & A: Do I have to shed tears while I pray?