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.
I didn't know what it was. I had been feeling that something was missing for a while. Something that I once had but now was gone. I was searching trying to find it, but it just seemed like the answers weren't coming fast enough. And finally, it came to me. Life has been pretty peaceful … Continue reading Dependent On My Spiritual Self
Since I have a Savior who was crucified on behalf of my sins, I will not totally accept myself for who I am.
Where are your thoughts today? Are they producing feelings of love, joy, peace, or thanksgiving? Whatever we dwell on in our minds will generate our feelings and who we ultimately are. Pay attention to what you are thinking and consciously replace any negative thoughts with ones that are worthy of a merry life. Finally, brethren, … Continue reading Thoughts
The older I get it seems the most important things become clearer while the least important, which had once seemed so black-and-white, have become foggy. Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand, by which also you are saved, if … Continue reading Clearer and Foggy
Just because someone is exhibiting abundant joy doesn't mean they have less problems in their life. They've just learned how to turn their grief into gratitude; a skill which takes deliberate, daily cultivation as it doesn't come naturally. “Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in … Continue reading Grief Into Gratitude
Establishing this habit will train you to confidently proclaim God's desires and His promises any time you need to pray.