The term “Safe Space” has become a popular phrase in today’s culture. Here is the definition – “The terms safe space (or safe-space), safer space, and positive space may also indicate that a teacher, educational institution or student body does not tolerate violence, harassment, hate speech or dissenting views, thereby creating a safe place for all people.”
An Uncommen Blog
The older I get, the more I am amazed at how my grown children mimicked my attitudes when they were young. I’ll never forget what my daughter told me about how I influenced her eating habits.
It’s been called “The Great Summer Exodus.” Migration of families and individuals out of the pews and onto the beaches. Attendance declines as the temperature rises. And when the school bell rings, the leaves start to turn, and the fair price of gas returns, so do we.
Genesis 2:15 — “The LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.”
He put Adam in charge of the garden of Eden to work it and keep it. He did this before he even made Eve. When He created Eve, He said in Genesis 2:18, “Then the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”
Mark 9:24 (NASB) — “Immediately the boy’s father cried out and said, “I do believe; help my unbelief.“
My struggles over the past few days have been that of my unbelief. Not in God, not in my Lord, Jesus Christ, but in myself. It’s unbelief that questions “why does God care or want to help me?”
I’m sure we’ve all have at least heard of “The Prodigal Son” and hopefully read that parable as well in the book of Luke. If you are a Dad, then this story probably resonates with you on many levels. Being there for your kids when they need you is important.
Luke 15:24 — “For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found.’And they began to celebrate.”