I read a great quote yesterday, "Character produces destiny." It has stuck with me. I love it so much. Yet, I question, is it always true? Certainly we can all think of great people who have accomplished something of importance, value, or virtue and point to their remarkable character as helping them excel to that [...]
I find that my best writing comes out of one of two things: pain or growth. Which, in reality, are two important aspects of life. Growth usually springs forth from pain if we will allow it. At times, when we are in the middle of the pain, all we can think about, comprehend, or perceive [...]
I have been reading the book of Job for the past couple weeks and this portion of Scripture sticks out: Though He slay me, I will hope in Him. Nevertheless I will argue my ways before Him. (Job 13:15, NASB). I love this so very much! It tells me two important things. First, that God [...]
For the past several months, I have been on a mission of sorts. Writing about faith. I process things better if I write about them. I can get onto paper what is rolling around like tumbleweeds in my head, constantly crashing into other thoughts. I can spit out my questions and come back later when [...]
For what I am doing, I do not understand; for I am not practicing what I would like to do, but I am doing the very thing I hate.Romans 7:15 I remember watching an older woman in Texas taking weeds out of her yard. There she was, in the heat, on hands and knees, digging [...]
Faith is a journey that can change us.
It's been a while since I've written a post. Time has a way of slipping past us like that. A day becomes a week, becomes a month, becomes two months...you get the point. It can be that way in all areas of our life. Our relationship with God and with people, our financial responsibility, our [...]