November 14, 2017

When Trusting in the Lord Doesn’t Work

A college friend of mine watched every episode of Marcus Welby, M. D. (the TV series about a small town, family doctor), and my friend wanted […]
November 7, 2017

If Only … – Beliefs of the Heart

I once read an article that blamed the plague of modern discontent on the internet. Facebook flaunts vacationing friends sailing the Caribbean, or their “perfect” kids […]
October 24, 2017

Why Won’t We Admit the Evil of Our Deeds?

When I began Beliefs of the Heart, a friend suggested I adopt a Comment Policy. His site already had one, and I copied his almost word […]
October 15, 2017

021 Did Not Our Hearts Burn WIthin US a Christian Meditation Podcast on Luke 24:31-33

Guided Relaxation / Guided Meditation: As part of the meditation we will begin by starting with a relaxation. A powerful way to do that is to […]
October 11, 2017

Sharing Our Victories or Our Struggles?

Many years ago, I met with a Christian leader who had influenced me in my youth. As we talked, he offered to give me input on […]
October 8, 2017

020 Peace I Give to You a Guided Christian Meditation on John 14:25-28

One way to bring your focus to scripture is not with a spirit of fight but with a spirit of peace. A very effective way to […]
October 3, 2017

Shifting Gears – Beliefs of the Heart

My parents moved from Detroit to Philadelphia in September 1975. I started university the same month, and I paid my tuition, room, and board by continuing […]
September 27, 2017

Call Me Ishmael

I need to sacrifice something to God, and I don’t want to. After months of trying to sell our house, we signed the closing documents a […]
September 10, 2017

016 Have Mercy on Me a Sinner – A Guided Christian Meditation Podcast on Luke 18:10-14

Intro: I find it an important distinction to separate the ideas of shame and humbly admitting our sin before God. Take a moment and reflect on […]