Tag Archives: Kingdom of Heaven

Earthly Circumstances have Little to do with Heavenly Glory

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It’s December; it’s Christmas time.  We are treated to advertisements for music, party dresses, iGear, coats and cars, (I’ve never known anyone to give a car as a Christmas gift.  Have you?) all designed to give us a feeling of good cheer and coziness.  Warm fireplaces, … Continue reading

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Beatitudes and Anti-Beatitudes

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“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.    Blessed are the rich in self-sufficiency and pride, for theirs are the kingdoms of this world. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.  … Continue reading

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What if Heaven Published a Newspaper?

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What would heaven’s headlines say? Today’s U.S. headlines warn of fiscal cliffs, rising taxes, and dangerous volatility in the Middle East.  These situations deserve our attention, but are they of eternal importance?  Maybe; maybe not. Many “big” headlines of 2012 will be forgotten by 2013.  However, there are small … Continue reading

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The Secret to Kingdom Living

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Do we enter the kingdom of heaven through a special portal into an alternate reality like walking through the wardrobe in C. S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, or boarding the train to Harry Potter’s Hogwarts? The short answer is, … Continue reading

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