Normal Matters

Our "normal life" matters

Give Me the Key

What about keys make them so important to us? In a word: security. If we have something of import, we lock it up. We want to keep people out of our homes so we lock them up, both when we’re at home and away. We lock our cars. We have safe deposit boxes locked away […]

Time is a Canary

Why are canaries sometimes referred to as stoolies, pigeons, or tattle-tales? Because in mines they would “tell on” the presence of toxic gases before those gasses became lethal to the miners. How did they “tell on” the gasses? By giving their lives. They were sensitive to the gasses and would die before those gases became […]

Too Familiar

How “familiar” are we with God? Put another way, are we too familiar with God? It is certainly possible, but where does one draw the line? The answer depends on who God is, something He has revealed in the Old and New Testaments of the Biblical record. Old Testament In the opening paragraphs of the […]

What if It Was True

The Question One of the most important questions of life is: “Who was Jesus?” The answer has eternal implications. What if Jesus really was who He claimed to be: the Son of God.  Then what? A logical reaction would be to point out that if He really was the Son of God then He wouldn’t […]

Priorities Are Normal

Normal life Life happens. You deal with it. Daily. The way you live reveals your priorities. Priorities matter. An example: Reading is important to you. You enjoy it. It is a priority. Because you read you’d rather read a book than watch a movie.  You don’t watch many movies. Your friends enjoy watching movies more than reading. They watch […]