Restore our vision for the things of God.
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.
Victim = one that is acted on and usually adversely affected by a force or agent. Joseph. A 17 year old kid, hated by his brothers. His father's favorite son, which undoubtedly, played into the hatred and jealousy the others felt for him. I know, I know. I just blogged about Joseph a week ago. [...]
We've all been there. We can't make sense out of the things coming at us. We are following hard after Jesus and out of nowhere we are sidelined with something we didn't expect. It can come in many forms. Hatred, jealousy, anger, disease, disaster... But what do we do when that happens? How do we [...]
It has been way too long since I have taken the time to write. Of course, I have written plenty in my personal journals with ink on paper. I have been having some tough conversations with God. Spending a lot of time looking inward and discovering some areas yet to be dealt with. Yet, isn't [...]
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 [...]