Tag: Kris Vallotton

Life is Easy

Life is Easy Did you know life really isn’t hard at all? Life is easy. When we try so hard to control life, life is hard because life can’t be controlled. But when we know life can’t be controlled, life is easy because we are along for the ride. Then we see the ride has a…

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Fear never motivates

In the last post I talked about “What’s your motivation?”  The truth is love motivates you.  Love is what you are.  Love made you.  We forget that truth.  We operate out of the opposite.  We operate out of fear.  Fear never motivates. The word motivate is a form of the word motive.  The etymology (word origin)…

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The Lego Moment

“OUR discovery of God is, in a way, God’s discovery of us.” (Thomas Merton) The contemplatives and the mystics (which are really the same thing) talk about “living in the present moment.”  Actually there are many traditions that have discovered the divine power of living in the present moment.  This can be a difficult concept…

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Salted with Fire

Mark 9:47-48 If your eye causes you to stumble, cast it out. It is better for you to enter into the Kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the Gehenna of fire, ‘where their worm doesn’t die, and the fire is not quenched.’ (WEB) What do you…

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His-story in the making

” ‘I’m not a puzzle to be solved but a mystery to be explored.’ God transcends our rational minds and stands above supposedly flawless human understanding. He rejects our insistance that we have indisputable answers to every question.” (Steve McVey) I recently started writing my first book.  (Notice how positive and hopeful I am by saying…

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Holy Kiss

Do you know this old hymn? O soul, are you weary and troubled? No light in the darkness you see? There’s light for a look at the Savior, And life more abundant and free! Turn your eyes upon Jesus, Look full in His wonderful face, And the things of earth will grow strangely dim, In…

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