We need lasting connections. Friendships that don't give up. Friendships based on love.
Have you ever been so thirsty that you craved water? In a world filled with coffee, soda, and iced tea, we usually find other things to quench our thirst. But when you are really parched, really thirsty, water is what you want. I remember mowing the grass one day and getting so thirsty all I [...]
I started this post about 4 weeks ago, prior to covid-19 taking its effect in our nation. I find it relevant to where we are today. When fear and uncertainty shows up, people resort to their old habits of coping. Why? Because we want to control the situation. I call it indulging our insecurities. Insecurity [...]
In all the chaos and imposed distancing, we can find solace. We can find growth. We can restore relationship.
Restore our vision for the things of God.
Sometimes, death must come before life.
Being real in today's world is kind of hard. We are constantly bombarded with pictures that show perfection, twitter posts that make life seem so grand, or spiritual meme's that make it look like others have an untouchable relationship with God. In a world of social media where perfection is always portrayed, this can make [...]
Finding promise in the pruning and beauty in bearing burdens.
All. Everything. Every aspect. Every little part. Leaving nothing behind. Proverbs 3:5-6 are well known verses. Many can quote them. They are positive and engaging verses. We like to focus on the trust and acknowledging parts. But I think we should be focusing on the all part. Often we trust a little, or we trust [...]
Where are you stuck? What holds you back? Be still and listen to His voice. Is He asking, "What are you doing here?"