Thursday, 14 March 2024 / Published in Compassion
God Jots™ - How To Reach People The Way God Reaches Them
As Christians we often say things to non-believers that sound like condemnation and judgment. How can we better exemplify the Kingdom we are inviting them into?
Thursday, 15 February 2024 / Published in Compassion
God Jots™ - Why You Should Embrace Imperfections In Yourself And Others
Embracing imperfections doesn't diminish our worth; it enriches our humanity and fosters genuine connections with others. How are we called to act on this?
Thursday, 18 January 2024 / Published in Compassion
Confirmation Bias And The Power of Belief - God Jots™
It's easy to look at folks on the other side of the political, cultural or societal divide and think "What's wrong with them?!" Maybe it's not as bad as you think.
Thursday, 15 June 2023 / Published in Compassion
God Jots™ - The Disconnecting Nature of Simple Labels
Labeling other people as "that one thing" may make sense from a purely instinctual point of view. But does it meet the spiritual and human requirements of Compassionate connection?
Thursday, 08 June 2023 / Published in Compassion
God Jots™ - There's Something Better Than Tolerance
On the surface "tolerance" sounds awesome. But despite its positive intent, we aren't using it properly. Why is this? And what might be utilized to better effect?
Tuesday, 01 September 2020 / Published in Compassion
God Jots™ - Why Your Social Media Posts Are Hateful
Why are hateful social media posts often impersonal, but taken personally? Why do they happen in the first place, and what can you do to bring Compassion into the conversation?
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 / Published in Compassion
God Jots™ - Your Apology Must Equal The Offense
Just as the punishment must fit the crime, the apology must equal (or fit) the offense. If you're going to be small enough to cause it, be big enough to fix it.
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 / Published in Compassion
God Jots™ - Forgiveness Is Not Just For You
A beautiful way to look at the act of forgiveness is to suggest that we are freeing ourselves from the bonds of those who hurt us. But we can't forget that to forgive means to set those people free as well.
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 / Published in Compassion
God Jots™ - The Deliberate Nature of Compassion
Compassion isn't something that just happens. The idea behind Compassion is that you "come to passion" - you actively and deliberately engage in it.