Philippians 4:6. The verse really popped as I read it while sifting through Instagram stories. Surprisingly, God still uses a time-suck like Instagram to call me back to Himself. He really is extremely gracious. The Insta Story read: “Do not be anxious about anything. Keyword: ANYTHING.” Guhhhhhhhh. Yesssss….but howwww… Don’t be worried about anything? If … More “Do not be anxious about anything. Keyword: anything.”
“Who are you?” The question caught me off guard. Admittedly, my friend Paul had made a smooth segue from our conversation about the significance of my tattoo, to my view of my personal significance. I was stumped. I stumbled around for an answer, and came up with the Sunday school response of, “Uhh…a child of … More Who am I?
Soul Care. Two words that stirred up two distinct feelings in my heart: curiosity and skepticism. I’m not one who likes to delve into things that sound “out-there”, “hyper-spiritual” and strange. And “Soul Care” was definitely one of those things. I say “was,” because ever since I started reading Rob Reimer’s book, entitled Soul Care, it … More Soul Care.
13 Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”—14 yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes. 15 Instead you ought to … More Lesser Loves.
“…for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.” 2 Timothy 1:7 If I sit down and think about my worst life decisions, I know they have all been made out of fear. I have made the most mistakes, and caused the most damage to myself and to others because … More Slaves To Fear.
We just got back from our east coast road trip adventure last week. It was lots of driving, lots of beautiful views and lots of quality time with friends and family. I think I did a good job not thinking about the end too much. But it happens. The least favorite part of any vacation … More When the vacation ends.
Think about the time something went absolutely backwards for you. It went wrong. It went so wrong that it caused you to get outright upset, anxious, frustrated or stressed out, to the point where you went to God thinking, “Why?” Which may be short for “Why are you “letting” this happen to me?” And you say it in … More Start with the end.