Read: John 8:1-11 SHAME SHAME SHAME! How many of us have felt like the woman with the scarlet letter? Walking down the street with all your stuff just out for everyone to see. In John 8, the woman is ripped from the very act and her sin is put on display for all to see. … Continue reading Shame, Shame— We Know Your Name
When I was 17 years old, I had an abortion. First time I was with the opposite sex, I got pregnant. I had talked a big game in high school, you know how it is. I acted like I was just so experienced in sex that the guy didn't even believe it was his. Talk … Continue reading
I am afraid! Yes, yes. God has not given us a spirit of fear etc, etc. Despite that ever present reminder, fear still walks right through the door and sits on my heart. What am I afraid of? I think the fear of inadequacy covers it all. This week was a bit of a tough week. … Continue reading Oh Fear! You are not welcome here.
My car has side view mirrors with small safety (or blind spot) mirrors in the corners. I found myself asking myself today as I drove, I wonder when these mirrors will fail me. Isn't that a silly thought? In all the time I have had my car, I have never had to look over my … Continue reading When will God fail me?
What would I do without the voice forever in the background of my chaos reminding me of realistic outcomes and the joys of God's promises? If you're asking what voice? Isn't that just me talking to myself? It's okay, it takes time to learn to recognize that that's not a fly buzzing in your ear, … Continue reading Jiminy Cricket!!
I cried myself to sleep last night and that's okay. Our society has plagued our minds to think that only the weak cry, only the weak feel anxious and overwhelmed, only the weak feel sadness. This is not true at all. Why do we try to regulate our feelings to the point where there is no … Continue reading I Cried.
When we read Matthew 6:33, we always forget to read the preceding verse. (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have NEED of all these things. But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Matthew 6:32-33 … Continue reading The Things Added
Daniel's Fast day 8 I had a sugar binge. I couldn't take it anymore. I was so hungry and I thought to myself "It's okay, I'll just start again tomorrow". Let me be completely transparent, I ate cookies, candy, donuts, etc. Full out orgy of glucose. That sounds a lot like how we live our … Continue reading Compromise
I have been without a computer for a while but praise God I have it back and can post again 🙂 1 John 4:4 (KJV) says "Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world." Many times we forget … Continue reading He That is Within You
We are so accustomed to always being on the defense and having our guard up. We have protect ourselves right. The problem is that protection is not our responsibility. The Lord is our protector. God is our defender. So why do we always have our guard up? We end up shutting out people who have … Continue reading Defense