I stumbled on this when I was casually flipping through the pages of Thaddeus Williams's God Reforms Hearts: Rethinking Free Will and the Problem of Evil (Lexham 2021:152). Justification by faith means, as it were, that we are restored into a relationship of love with God. This relationship is only possible because God first loved … Continue reading Do You Love God?
Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie (1997)
In this bestselling 1997 memoir, the author Mitch Albom records his fourteen consecutive visits made to his former Brandeis professor Morris “Morrie” S. Schwartz (1916-95) who was dying of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, アミトロ). The fourteen topics include the world, feeling sorry for yourself, regrets, death, family, emotions, the fear of aging, money, how love … Continue reading Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie (1997)
They Shall Become One Flesh
There is nothing mysterious about parents-children relationships; they are blood-related. I've long been pondering, however, about the "absurdity" of the husband-wife relationship. Think about it. It is indeed a crazy notion; a man and a woman with no blood relationship solemnly enter a life-long covenant relationship with each other! We probably build hundreds of thousands … Continue reading They Shall Become One Flesh