Tag Archives: humanity

People Are Who They Are and They Don’t Fit Into Perfect Little Boxes (People. Matter. 03.31.17)

There are two things that are especially true when it comes to people. First, every person is different in a thousand ways. Second, no one is perfect nor can they be if they tried. Our differences and our imperfections are … Continue reading

Guest Post by Megha Shah: How Criticizing Others Affects Their Self-Esteem (People. Matter. 02.15.17)

Even God doesn’t judge a man until his last moments — then who are we to judge others? More often than not, we take it for granted that people will behave and talk like we want them to. It is … Continue reading

Why People Matter (People. Matter. 01.05.17)

It should go without being said that all people matter in our society. No matter one’s race, ethnicity, creed, religion, or socio-economic status, all people are unique and significant. Every person is also entitled to his or her opinion and … Continue reading

Accidents Don’t Happen (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 354)

“Down in their hearts, wise men know this truth: the only way to help yourself is to help others.” — Elbert Hubbard As human beings, we have a tendency to act as though our problems are the only problems in … Continue reading

We’re Are In the Family (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 344)

Ephesians 1:5 (NLT) God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure. One human need that is … Continue reading

Appreciate People (Live. Pray. Hustle. 10/31/16)

Without interactions and interrelations with other human beings, collective humanity would largely be lost. Learn to appreciate people. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

Mortal As We Are (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 254)

“People living deeply have no fear of death.” — Anaïs Nin It’s not in our nature to have the control of our lives in someone else’s power. After all, we did, as a country, fight for independence. And individually, to … Continue reading

Weakness as a Tool for Strength (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 254)

Psalm 84:5a (NLT) What joy for those whose strength comes from the Lord. At times, we get tired. We grow weary after a long day of work. We feel physically weak, even exhausted. We run out of energy, time, and … Continue reading

Injustice Proves We Need Grace (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 250)

Ecclesiastes 3:18 (NLT) I also thought about the human condition—how God proves to people that they are like animals. If you were to ask most people in the world whether or not they believe people are generally good, 9 out … Continue reading

Don’t Play God, Embrace Humanity (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 249)

Ecclesiastes 10:15 (NLT) Fools are so exhausted by a little work that they can’t even find their way home. Little girls like to play Cinderella or Snow White. Little boys like to play cops and robbers or warriors and Indians. … Continue reading

Best Father One Could Have (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 171)

Psalm 68:5 (NLT) Father to the fatherless, defender of widows—this is God, whose dwelling is holy. God who is gracious, merciful, and compassionate gives us everything we could ever want in a father. Everybody — the fatherless, the widow, the … Continue reading

Jesus Just Like Us (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 164)

John 1:14 (NLT) So the Word became human and made his home among us. When we think about Jesus, what are some of the first things that cross our minds? Maybe we think about Christmas and the baby in the … Continue reading

3 New Signs You’re Doing Just Fine (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 143)

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.’” — C.S. Lewis Your life now and your dream life are never so far apart as your next … Continue reading

Beauty for Ashes (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 84)

Isaiah 61:3 (NLT) …he will give a crown of beauty for ashes… The fragility of life holds an important reminder for us. We may feel as though we are invincible, but living in this world can show us that we … Continue reading

Up Higher

Have you ever wondered why God did not just make heaven on earth? Have you ever wondered why God did not just take you to Heaven right after He saved you? I have thought about this before.

Standing, Fighting, and Dreaming

Today, we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Like many people, I believe this day should not only be about celebration, but about remembering, refocusing, and reexamining our own place and position in life. Martin Luther King, Jr. … Continue reading