Pruning involves getting rid of unwanted parts to improve structure and encourage healthy growth. What will I have to give up and how?
Staring out the window No motivation inside My lost mind is Frozen Lying in bed No energy to get up The will to try is Frozen Watching TV Just passing time Til misery subsides I'm Frozen Sitting in the corner Hugging my knees Hanging my head as I'm Frozen Lying on the floor Crying through … Continue reading Poem: Frozen
Dear Distraught Wife, My heart is breaking for you, and I am angry at the turmoil of sin that is causing you such great distress.
If I only put my stock in the good days in my life, then I miss the joy that my trials can produce. It's inevitable that I am going to suffer in this life. We all will suffer something. Are my sufferings greater than others? Yes. Are my sufferings less than others? Yes. Whether they … Continue reading Joy in Trials
I don't know where you are, Nothing of what you're doing, How you are feeling today, If your life has improved. But God does. I can't be there for comfort, Share my concerned heart, Give you encouragement, The care that you deserve. But God can. So I pray for you, Knowing that He hears me, … Continue reading Poem: Peace in God’s Omnipresence
Why do the good suffer evil? Because sin is in the world, right? But, consider this too though; if the good did not suffer, how else would we see Christ's love working through the hands of those who use good to overcome evil? Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans … Continue reading Good to Overcome Evil
What a mockery to pray for help when you refuse to utilize the brethren God has put around you! No, they may not be able to resolve your exact problem or give you the answers that you want to hear, but they can be there to provide prayer, wisdom, encouragement, and support in bearing these … Continue reading Utilize Your Brethren