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
No, no, no! I'm not supposed to cry. I'm not supposed to be sad. I have the joy of the Lord in my heart. Where is my faith if I give into these emotions? But I can't hold them back.
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.
Don't want to be an enemy But I have to tell the truth Their ways are against God They need to hear reproof
You think you got it all together, With all your “perfect” works; Tithing and fasting you brag, In your heart arrogance lurks. Don’t point the finger as if, You have no guilt of your own; Putting down that tax collector, You’re true colors you have shone. Look to him who barely lifts, His eyes as … Continue reading Poem: Arrogance Lurks
Not in the mood to be calm, I want to be angry with you. I don't want to pause to listen, Just lash out my frustrations. Now that I'm done, Please get away from me, I can't be around you, I'm too upset to think. But alone in my room, Thinking is what I do, … Continue reading Poem: To Feel Heard
To live out your vision of a Christian by loving the Lord with your whole heart, soul, and mind, and to test your perspectives by the fruit of the Spirit, you must diligently seek the Lord by faith.
It feels liberating, To allow your thoughts to go there. You know it's not right, But it just feels good to be free of fighting it; To allow it to flow through your mind, And feel the excitement it brings in the moment. Then reality hits, Of what you've just done to your heart. You … Continue reading Poem: Worldly Rebellion
Who do you want to be and what perspective will get you there?