Posts from July 2015

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Thoughts About Grief

by Dr. Norman Wise

I am in a time of great loss.  My wife went to be with the Lord on July 14th at noon.  So I am doing a lot of reflection on suffering the death of a loved one in my own life. Each person grieves in different ways.  So there is much freedom on how to […]

Thoughts about Grief

by Dr. Norman Wise

Thoughts about grief I am now going through the most intense time of grieving that I have known so far in my life.   I pray that this is the worst that I have to go through but part of our struggle is our inability to know what lies ahead. But being now in the midst […]

Prayer in Pain

by Dr. Norman Wise

Goals were reached Should have joy But there it is an empty shell Time bomb ticking Sounds of silence screaming in my ears Caught in this painful moment I need your presence I need you Lord, help me to find your presence and peace I do not like reality today It makes me cry It […]

The LORD is my Shepherd

by Dr. Norman Wise

Psa 23:1-6 NASB – “1 A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. 3 He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk […]

Can A Good Person Oppose Same-Sex Marriage?

by Dr. Norman Wise

How can any good, moral, and loving person oppose same sex marriage?  This is the question that about 60% of the American public would ask today. Now fifteen years ago about 60% of the American public would have held to the reverse of this question wondering if any good, moral, or loving person could support […]

Finding Faith in a Fallen Word?

by Dr. Norman Wise

Psalm 55:5 NASB – “5 Fear and trembling come upon me, And horror has overwhelmed me.” Psalm 119:143 NASB – “143 Trouble and anguish have come upon me, Yet Your commandments are my delight.” Most of the times our worst fears do not actually manifest themselves into our lives. Our present lives we live in […]

Is homosexual activity the will of God?

by Dr. Norman Wise

Socrates and Sam A discussion on homosexual activity Sam: Socrates is homosexuality immoral? Socrates: Sam, what do you believe about homosexuality? Sam: Homosexuality is romantic or sexual attraction between members of the same sex. As a sexual orientation, homosexuality refers to an enduring emotional desire to experience sexual activity or romantic attractions primarily or exclusively […]