“This right here is the problem, God. It’s always my fault. Why is it always my fault?” I wanted to be completely open and honest with myself and God. If I was frustrated and angry at my current situation, it was because this lie of things “always being my fault,” was what I believed, and … More “It’s always my fault.”
December 31, 2016, at a kitchen table in Orangeville… My husband and I resolved to be more intentional about our relationship with God. So we committed ourselves to the ludicrous idea of waking up at 5:30AM during the weekdays, with the intention of setting aside our mornings to be in God’s word and in prayer. … More A Humbling 2017
I’ve spent most of the last few months really trying to figure out how to be Christian. I’ve danced around what it feels like to think I’m getting somewhere with knowing God, then tripping over my own feet as I fail to apply. I’ve watched myself despair and feel guilty about being inconsistent with … More To Be A Christian.
There are moments when I fear that my pride cannot be overcome. You say, “Don’t be afraid! Trust in God!”, and to that I’ll say something along the lines of: “Yeah, I know.” It’s pride. When someone gives me scripture that is commonly known and “understood” I will reflexively answer that “I know.” For me, … More Pride.
The world is a wicked place. You already knew that. Everyone, even the most “good” person you know has been tainted with sin. It comes out so easily. The best and most frequent example I fall back on is driving: road rage, or any impatience, and quick judgement we cast on other drivers speaks to … More Judge.