Life is full of disappointments and hardships. It just is. No matter how well you and I try to live this life, we won’t escape tragedy, hard times, and disappointments. It’s a certainty. So many of us are experiencing those things right now. We didn’t get into our dream college; we didn’t get the job we… Read More
How’s Your Soul? Three little words but a giant question. “How’s your soul?” he asked. Not “how are you, how’s your week, or even how’s your heart.” How’s your soul? I paused. I wasn’t sure. I hadn’t given much thought as to how my soul was. I was busy. I was tired. I was slowly moving out… Read More
December 1 has arrived. Whether you’re like my husband who thinks it’s acceptable to begin listening to Christmas music in early November, or more like me who thinks it’s ridiculous to begin any Christmas shenanigans until the day after Thanksgiving, I think we can all agree that the arrival of December 1 means full on Christmas Craziness.… Read More
The true measure of spiritual maturity is godly behavior. Right? Depending on your background, you responded to that statement in one of two ways: nodding agreement or immediate panic. As a recovering “good girl”, I panic. It has taken me years to shake off the behavior-modification view of Christianity, and I am still prone to go… Read More
Ever feel like you can’t be honest with God in prayer? I used to think it was sinful or immature to express negative feelings to God. I was afraid if I communicated hurt or frustration in my prayers, I would somehow diminish God’s power or disprove my trust in Him.