The Old Testament. Where does your mind go when you hear those words? I know for years my first thought was, "Ugh, it's so old and boring.". But over the course of my life, two things have had a great impact on the way I perceive the Old Testament. The first was a college professor, Dr. … Continue reading Stone It To Death
Defeating the Giants
Giant (n): a person or thing of unusually great size, power, importance, etc... (adj): unusually large, great or strong; gigantic; huge. There are going to be giants in your life. If you aren't facing one today, you will soon. I don't say this to bring gloom and doom but to state the reality of living … Continue reading Defeating the Giants
Who is Your Champion?
Do you ever feel like a failure as a follower of Christ? There are days I do. My walk with Jesus so often feels like an emotional roller coaster. One day I'm madly in love and would follow him to the ends of the earth, whereas the next day I'm once again stuck in the … Continue reading Who is Your Champion?
The Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Done
These earthly relationships of marriage and parenting (and even intimate friendship) put us in a place where we must consider our own wants and needs last.
I need to share my heart today and yet the words are not quick to form. I'm sitting here with my fingers on the keyboard and my mind running a million miles an hour, but the connection between the two is struggling to work; so bear with me as you read this. I started this … Continue reading Fighting…
Of all the character flaws that I possess, the greatest is a lack of perseverance. Giving up is easier than enduring, or so it seems in the moment. Ironically, the times when I do demonstrate perseverance are not good. I persevere in my anger when I feel I have been wronged. I persevere in my … Continue reading Perseverance
To God be the Glory?
My morning quiet time has been sporadic at best lately. Part one is my children! These early risers make it hard to find peace before the chaos ensues. After several days of frustration I finally remembered to seek God for wisdom (Why is it we forget this?!) and out of his glorious riches he gave … Continue reading To God be the Glory?