Should We Fold Our Hands and Close Our Eyes?

“Why do we close our eyes? So that we aren’t looking around and getting distracted,” seven-year-old me was told by my Sunday School teacher as a half-dozen kids sat together on the floor. He continued, “We fold our hands so we aren’t touching our neighbors….” Folding our hands and closing our eyes is the prayer etiquette that Christians are taught as little children and carry … Continue reading Should We Fold Our Hands and Close Our Eyes?

Things Christians Should Know About Fasting

Many Christians don’t even know what fasting is. Even for the ones who do, they haven’t studied it much or been taught how to apply it in their lives. It is something that rarely, or never, comes up in church and so Christians are left without proper education on the subject. Consequently, it has ceased to be a practice almost at all. This is terrible! … Continue reading Things Christians Should Know About Fasting

When Life Knocks Me Over…Again

  My faith is in you. I’ve said it so many times over the past couple months. My faith is in you, God. Don’t let me be ashamed. But it seems the more I trust the worse things get. Proportional to my faith is my trouble. I try to do right and everything goes wrong. God you promised. “Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.” (Romans 10:11.) … Continue reading When Life Knocks Me Over…Again