I have tried to hide from God. It's as if I think that if I'm not expressing it then God can't see it. And, if I don't tell Him then I won't have to repent because really I'm not ready to change. Not yet.
Maybe sometimes I feel defeated by not being able to serve at the magnitude that I desire, but one thing both knowledge and love has taught me is that God is more powerful and merciful than I could ever imagine and by His will, He will use me in ways I never thought possible.
My faith has been strained lately. Not in the sense that I would fall away, but more so that I haven't felt much of an emotional connection.
Remember Him before the silver cord is broken and the golden bowl is crushed, the pitcher by the well is shattered and the wheel at the cistern is crushed; then the dust will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it. Ecclesiastes 12:6-7 You will die. … Continue reading You Will Die
If the axe is dull and he does not sharpen its edge, then he must exert more strength. Wisdom has the advantage of giving success. Ecclesiastes 10:10 This verse reminds me of the seventh habit in Sean Covey's book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. This habit is called "Sharpen the Saw" and the … Continue reading Sharpening the Saw at Love University
I've been decorating my house lately which means I've been spending money. It's all fun at first until I see how much I've spent.
There's nothing new under the sun. You've heard that before. But have you listened?
Knowledge. Oh I thought I had knowledge when I got married. I knew just who I was going to be, who my husband was going to be, and how our children would be.
Algebra. The dreaded subject by many highschoolers, and the very subject that gives my son and me grief every school morning. This is stupid....this doesn't make any sense.... why do I have to learn this...when will I ever use this in life.... .....are the broken record of phrases frustratingly sung by my son. As I … Continue reading Conforming is Hard
You try and you try yet you keep failing. You're a Christian. You're not supposed to be struggling with this any more. Think again.