Settled but Not Settling
“Happiness.” Now there goes an interesting word. It almost seems abstract – elusive even. It’s as though it constantly lives beyond the reach of all of those who would dare to pursue it.
Relationship > Service
Up until now, I always thought that service to God and relationship with God were equally important. Almost two years ago I published a blog post titled, “Is it Possible to Repay God?”and while I meant well, scripture proves that I had it very wrong.
In the Name of Love, Be a Conduit
Lo-debar. The words “lack” and “desolation” immediately come to mind. No thriving crops, no harvest to bring in. Some translations state that it means “no pasture”. Other sources say that it means “nothing”. To me it sounds like a forgotten town for forgotten people.
Stop Choosing to Live with Your Crippling Issues
I was an emotional wreck a few weeks ago. Every now and then I tend to feel a little blue but to feel that way for several days in a row is unusual. As I laid in the bed trying to make sense of my feelings and the resulting tears, I recalled the words of…
Seeing a God That is Difficult to See
The other week my husband and I were leaving church one night when our 7-month old started crying. We had a long drive ahead of us and it had already been a long day so neither of us felt like hearing her scream the whole ride home.
Don’t Despise the Mountains that are Standing Between You and Your Destiny
Am I the only one that wakes up some mornings feeling like the devil is sitting at my bedside waiting to serve me a hot cup of discouragement? I can’t even open my eyes to thank God for another day before he reminds me of all of the things that are going wrong in my…
The Uneven Exchange: Is it possible to pay God back?
I’m sure most of us have been in a situation where we’ve had to terminate a relationship, whether it was romantic or otherwise, due to a lack of reciprocity. We constantly emptied ourselves of all that we had to give and received very little in return. This says nothing about our value and who we…
Isn’t it about time we believers stopped drinking milk?
Each American consumes about 20 gallons of milk every year. When you consider its smooth, creamy taste…