good grief

Good Grief – The Pain That Heals All Others

Nathan Smith Christian Maturity, Life Skills

There is nothing enjoyable about hurting. People can say they like being sore after a workout or that they get a rush from muscling through challenging physical feats but, even still, it’s not pleasant.  What’s worse than physical pain is emotional pain.  Deep wounds that come from damaging words, abuse or the loss of a loved one are challenging to …

what is purim

What is Purim and Should I Care?

Nathan Smith Bible, Jewish Roots

The Jewish holiday of Purim took place this past weekend and most of us missed it. I mean, if you’re not Jewish and you don’t know what Purim means anyway then why bother? I think that argument is a little ‘thin’ and worth rethinking. So, what is Purim and why should I care? Purim is the annual celebration of the story …