We all have to set boundaries for ourselves. It’s very important. Boundary setting is not about getting other people to change. It is about deciding what you are prepared to tolerate and then communicating those limits firmly and consistently.
The calendar has come into conversation a lot, just in researching the history of the Easter holiday so it’s been on my mind. During my research and over the last couple of years I’ve been told by many friends and associates, including some that are leaders in the church, that the calendar is different today than it was in the day that the Ten Commandments were given, so wanting details, I did a little research and learned some truly shocking facts about the calendar.
I’ve always been curious why we celebrate certain holidays, like Easter and Christmas. They’re not listed in the bible anywhere but right now churches and everyone around me is setting up to celebrate the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ on what they call Easter Sunday.
This is a great question that I read yesterday, asked by Jim Staney.
How many of you would remind God of how much He loves your enemies? How many of you would be willing to actually ask God to remove the charges from them; to not punish them; to forgive them, for they know not what they do?
Years ago, I couldn’t have done it but today I can and it brings me peace, peace that was one adrift in my life. Peace that God has now anchored in my soul. What about you?
Recently, a friend asked me how I felt about homosexuality. He wanted to know if I thought it was wrong. My immediate thought was, “Yes, it is wrong” but then I was asked by another friend if I felt that homosexuality was a sin and did I feel that God condemns the sexual act?