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 […]

Overcoming the world

Life can be overwhelming.  All too often I feel inadequate to do the things that God placed before me.  I want to be helpful, I want to alleviate pain (my pain and others), but I don’t know where to even start.  I want to make the best decisions.  Sometimes, I simply do not know what […]

The reason for growing my faith

In my last post, I compared developing our faith to gaining financial freedom, becoming organized, or getting healthier.  All of these activities seem to be more successful, if we remember our reasons for becoming better, knowing the skills, making an opportunity, and taking the time (see previous post for more information).   Faith is no different.   Sometimes, […]

It takes reasons, skills, opportunity, and time

If you want to have financial freedom, Dave Ramsey teaches that you need a reason, a plan, and a commitment to the sometimes long process.  If you want to be more organized, the Flylady teaches that you need proper motivation, a written plan (She calls it a control journal), and perseverance (and grace when you […]

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