Have you ever had the rug pulled out from underneath you? Not literally, but metaphorically? Have you ever gone about your life like normal, only to have life sucker punch you in the gut when you least expect it? A phone call. A rejection letter. A break up text. It only takes a second for … Continue reading When the world falls Apart: A tribute to my grandmother.
As Christians, our spiritual eyes have been opened and we have seen. In fact, scripture says we have tasted and seen and we know that He is good. He has shown Himself to us.
Brothers and sisters, instead of squabbling like siblings, we must seek to band together. The world is watching to see how we treat one another, as an indication of how we may treat them. Let us show them love.
You can't claim to love God, but hate or ignore those made in His image. A bite-sized blog.
Dear ministry leader, I know it’s hard. (Try not to shake your head, roll your eyes and say, “You have no idea.”) I may not understand your situation fully, but I have a concept. I know what it feels like when God gives you a vision and it burns brightly inside of you. You want to … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Tired, Discouraged Ministry Leader
It's easy to want to rejoice when the bad guy gets what he's due. But love doesn't take pleasure in the pain of others.
I used to say that I didn't mind admitting when I was wrong—if it ever happened. But that's not true.
Keeping no records of wrongs means agreeing to live with the consequences of another's sinful behavior.
At the core of who I am, I am petty and spiteful; impatient and unkind.
Vanity, pride, and a deep love for pretty things bred a severe self-loathing at my mediocrity. Anyone smarter, lovelier and more talented was automatically categorized as "enemy"—specially favored and preferred by God.