I am not perfectI am not that goodI am not as loving, or kind, or patient…It’s alright.(It’s ok!) God is perfectGod is goodGod is loving, kind, and patient…To forgive and transform us.(He shapes us!) You are not perfectYou are not that goodYou are not as loving, or kind, or patient…So? We will get thereWe are … Continue reading SO (?) MUCH!
Don’t we hope for a miracle. As the red sea was parted, and the water turned into wine in the Bible, we want to see this pandemic gone. As Jesus made the blind man see, the leper cleansed, and the cripple walk, we want all the mechanically ventilated severe SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia patients to adequately … Continue reading A MIRACLE TO REMEMBER
A NEW HOPE series Week 2 Resurrection Sunday (Notes from the Preaching of Pastor Steve Murrell on Resurrection Sunday 2020) Read Luke 24: 36-49 Thank you Pastor Steve for preaching the Word! We all face the reality of a Pandemic and a faith crisis. The fear, anxiety, disappointment, financial and spiritual crisis that COVID-19 brings … Continue reading J E S U S Is Risen!
Not all doctors are brave. I am not. I will always hesitate to volunteer if someone asks for a doctor in a plane. I would pray not to get a patient needing emergency cardiac intervention when I was in training. No arrhythmia please. No cardiac tamponade please. (Just google those terms.) I will probably be … Continue reading B R A V E (For the faint of heart)
“Unforeseen circumstances are everywhere around you and me— but the sovereign God knows nothing about unforeseen circumstances. He has seen the end from the beginning. He never needs to ask what is in a man. He knows every man. So there can be no unforeseen circumstances.”When man out of his free will, given by God … Continue reading GOD SEES US
How many scars do you have? Don’t Include the pimple marks or the ones from chickenpox in the count. I got a burn from my uncle’s motorcycle exhaust— first degree...second degree superficial...second degree deep was when I felt (!) the effect of the exhaust on my leg not knowingly pressed against the recently parked motorcycle. … Continue reading THE FAULT IN OUR SCARS
(WARNING!!! SPOILER ALERT for Spider-Man: Far From Home!) “Spider-Man: Far from home” is the best True to Life story that I have ever watched! (Wait what!?! It’s fiction Ninang!). Well “true to life” in terms of the insights that were running in my mind (Talk about Pondering Ninang!). In what I think is the … Continue reading BEHIND ENEMY LIES
1. How do you build Great Faith In times of desperation? With THANKS in your heart. T- Trust God always. H - Humble yourself before the Lord. A - Accept and Submit to God’s will. N - Never give up on Love and people. K - Kiss your pain goodbye and forgive. S - Seek God … Continue reading NINANG PONDERINGS 8
IDENTITY CHRIST-is (Identity Crisis Ninang?) We are and then we’re maybe not. We think but others don’t. We see but others can’t. We feel and then we doubt. We do and now ask why. Have you wondered if our identity is plainly a figment of our imagination? Identity Crisis, coined and experienced by German psychologist … Continue reading IDENTITY CHRIST-is
THE BIG PICTURE Through which we see, we respond. That which we see commands how we react. But we can look another way. You know-- and see the Big Picture. Can you see the big picture? You were hurt. You were ignored by someone you love. You were criticized. But everybody else has been. Do … Continue reading THE BIG PICTURE