Posts Tagged ‘ Children ’

Suffering Increases our Capacity to Know God

26th July 2011 | 1 Comment

I have long struggled with the idea that the way of suffering is the only true path to knowing God. That idea implies that God delights in our suffering, that He is working toward our pain! And that is simply not a Biblical concept of God. But unfortunately, popular culture, and even in some cases […]

What I Learn from my Children (part 2)

25th July 2011 | 1 Comment

There are two sides of love–the needy side and the giving side. My children teach me that it is OK to be needy. Sometimes our love is expressed in our neediness. Sometimes it is expressed in giving. The following story illustrates both sides: This morning as I sneaked back into the house after my jog, […]