Gifts and Doubts

  “You’re so good at what you do!” “You look beautiful!”” I wish I could be like you!”Maybe it’s just a girl thing. Have you ever been complimented but didn’t really believe what the person was saying? It’s not like you think they’re intentionally lying or trying to be condescending, nor would we call them […]

Not Enough

I’m willing to bet money that you’ve told yourself at least once that you’re “not enough.” Quite possibly someone made a comment, be it ever so insignificant, worse if this someone is close to you, but those words just don’t fade away. I think all of us can relate to thinking, “I’m just not ______ […]

Just A Paradigm Shift

  We grow up believing certain implications of what it means to be an adult and all the “therein rights and responsibilities.” I’m currently challenging those preconceived notions, and I think I’m only recently okay with that challenge. I’ve got one on my mind specifically today. While I must admit that I like challenging the […]

Worthless

Sin whispers, “I am easier.” Satan whispers, “No one can obey all of God’s rules.” Sin says, “Why try to do right?  You can’t be perfect. Satan says, “You failed.” Sin lies, “You will always be a failure and worthless.” Satan lies, “You can’t be used by God.” And all of the sudden, because I […]

Voices

Remember the old cartoons that would personify your conscience arguing with itself by placing an angel-self on one shoulder and a devil-self on the other? Okay, maybe not just the old cartoons.  Disney’s The Emperor’s New Groove did the same with one beloved character Kronk. Anyway, I ask if you remember because I’m wondering if […]

Problems do not define us

Frustrated describes my husband when he interacts with government agencies. He doesn’t like the fact that our government hasn’t learned to use the technology of the day to make processes easier. One of the down side of moving across states lines is that we needed need driver’s licenses and plates for our vehicles. We didn’t […]

What is the voice of wisdom telling you?

In last week’s post, we discussed that the fear of the Lord, although scary, is worth pursuing because of the life that God wants to give to those who fear him. This abundant life is described as one where you are able to sleep without worry, full of riches and honor and full of wisdom. […]

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