Suffering for the Truth

Suffering for the truth, while cognitively noble, is not at the time of its inception. To choose truth over fiction is often dangerous. It is not welcomed with open arms. Looking at any point in human history, those who made the decision to pursue truth when it was deemed wrong by society has always resultedContinue reading “Suffering for the Truth”

Remaining Resolute in the Faith

As we enter into the new year, most of us consider what new resolutions we are going to aspire to attain within the coming weeks, months and, for those of us who are more optimistically inclined, the whole year. We get out our calendars and notebooks and plan how we are going to enforce thisContinue reading “Remaining Resolute in the Faith”

A Gift Swap with God

“And when (the wise men)… saw the young Child…(they) fell down and worshiped Him. And when they had opened their treasures, they presented gifts to Him: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” -Matthew 2:11 Alright, I’m sure all of us have some very similar Christmas traditions. One in particular: We gather around the Christmas tree with ourContinue reading “A Gift Swap with God”

Liberty and Justice for All

What is liberty? It is defined as, “being free from oppressive restrictions imposed by supernatural forces on one’s way of life, behavior or view. The power or scope to act as one pleases”. Are you willing to do what it takes to defend your liberties!? Are you willing to do what it takes to makeContinue reading “Liberty and Justice for All”

Heaven, My Home

You know, no matter how hard things get, the most comforting and peaceful thoughts I have are about home and Who is there…I think about Heaven. Even if things aren’t going well, I can lay back at the end of the day and think about Home. All the tightened muscles in my face relax into an expressionContinue reading “Heaven, My Home”

A Voice in the Wilderness

In times of civil turmoil and spiritual darkness, we may think that we have only two options. The first is to remain silent in the shadows. The second is to perform physical acts out in the open. But we have been given a third choice in these times of uncertainty: to be a voice. AContinue reading “A Voice in the Wilderness”

The Intolerance of Tolerance

Americans have always prided themselves of the many freedoms which our country has stood for over the centuries. The ability to express one’s views and beliefs has been regarded as one of the most sacred human rights. It has been upheld by the constitution and activists from every religion, background and lifestyle. In recent years,Continue reading “The Intolerance of Tolerance”