Today has not been the best of days. First, I received some less than comforting news. News that creates a lot of unknowns (and therefore anxiety). Right on the heels that that not-so-good news, I had a devastating conversation with my ex. More plans unsettled. More insecurities stirred. I hate feeling unsettled. I hate that… Continue reading “Remember”
I heard a commercial that made me cringe. Then it made me frustrated. Then, concerned about our future. While getting ready in the morning, I usually listen to music through either Amazon Music or Pandora. As I was streaming my Crowder Station through Alexa the other morning, I heard an advertisement for a "homework help"… Continue reading Going Rogue
I was talking with a friend the other day, and she remarked, "Sometimes I feel like as soon as I get one area in my life under control, some other area falls apart." Doesn't it feel that way? Everything in our personal life starts going great, and work becomes really difficult. Everything at work lines… Continue reading Uncertainty
Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints Ephesians 6:18 ESV The Bible has a lot to say about prayer. Clearly, it is important. We are told to build a relationship with God through prayer. Can I… Continue reading Why Pray
"Give it to God." "God's got this." "God will make it right." Yes. Amen and amen. These platitudes make excellent inspirational pictures on social media. And I fully agree with them. I just wonder sometimes, do we really understand what it looks like to give it to God? Do we agree with these statements because… Continue reading God’s Got This
That's how I want to live. Pressing forward. Acknowledging my shortcomings, but not controlled by them. Persevering. I want to live somewhere between perfection and excuse. I want to live by grace.
Here's my point - We are not always good at seeing ourselves accurately. Growth - change, good or bad - tends to happen so slowly that we don't really recognize it. We can easily get frustrated thinking we aren't making any progress. We can just as easily get complacent, thinking we are doing okay when we aren't.