"Because God's children are human beings--made of flesh and blood--Jesus also became flesh and blood by being born in human form. For only as a human being could he die, and only be dying could he break the power of the Devil, who had the power of death. Only in this way could he deliver those who have lived all their lives as slaves to the fear of dying." (Hebrews 2:14-15)
Did you know that we're not supposed to be afraid of dying? Jesus'
death and resurrection delivers us from the fear of dying. Because
Jesus rose again from the grave--we can have confidence that we too will
For the past two weeks, Tina and I, have experienced a raging storm that
has brought us face to face with the frailty of physical life. Even
now, back in the office, I find myself distracted by Tina's condition.
Is she alright? Does she need me to come home? [2 minute break while I
call home . . . ok, she is fine] Fear is the real enemy! It will rob
us of peace, contentment, and the miracle of living in the present. For
Tina and I, we're focusing on making today the best today that it can
possibly be. We're trying not to worry about yesterday or tomorrow.
We're living right now!
Let me invite you to join us in practicing the Serenity Prayer, "Living
one day at a time, enjoying one moment at a time". Let's get started!