Archive for October, 2011

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Blessed are the pure of heart

I was just reading the Beatitudes of Jesus (Matthew 5), and was struck by v. 5:8 which says “Blessed are the pure of heart for they shall see God”. And this reminded me of the insight that I received on purity of heart 2 years ago and I wrote about it here. Without purity of […]

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Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Die Heretic!!

A friend and I were discussing what an insidious trap pride and arrogance in religiosity (or otherwise can be). And that, made me think of comedian Emo Phillips’ excellent quote on the topic. So, here it is and it’s LONNNNNG overdue: “Once I saw this guy on a bridge about to jump. I said, “Don’t […]

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Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

I can do everything?

I had a really hard day. Had some unexpected demands come. Some unexpected demands for revision of some of the work that I have done recently. And I got pretty angry and frustrated. I had to suck up my pride and go to my boss and explain the situation. I was very concerned that it […]

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Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Inner Armor

Proverbs 4:23 Keep vigilant watch over your heart; that’s where life starts. I’ve been meditating on this verse today. And there is much about it that I could say. There is certainly a boundaries issue to it. And that is to say we don’t just trust anyone with our thoughts and feelings and dreams. These […]

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