Hope. We need it. It's defined as a feeling of expectation, a desire for a certain thing to happen, or a feeling of trust. We're living in a time where things are uncertain. People are fearful of what tomorrow might bring. They are anxious, panicked, and their thoughts are weighed down with negative thinking. They [...]
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 [...]
In all the chaos and imposed distancing, we can find solace. We can find growth. We can restore relationship.
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 [...]
I'm a firm believer in finding your purpose and pursuing it with intensity and passion. I also believe that God has given each of us a purpose. He has given us personalities and spiritual gifts that feed this purpose and help us go hard after it. Our purpose is a God-given dream that envelops our [...]
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. [...]
"For God has not given us a spirit of timidity (fear)..." 2 Timothy 1:7