It hurts so much when God slaps you with His truth concerning the life you’ve been living. It’s painful when He disiciplines you because of your disobedience. But it’s a joyful time nonetheless. Too often we mask God’s holiness with His love as if His holiness comes in second to any other attribute - but … Continue reading The Lord’s Discipline
To desire a life that is completely satisfied in Christ is not to stop ourselves from desiring other things. In a way, that would make sense. But that’s not all there is to it. To cover up our other desires and pretend we don’t is to somehow allow ourselves to believe that by following Christ, … Continue reading Too little desires
January 1, 2019 | 00:01 Yep, definitely new year.I guess, getting better can be summed up in three words. You'll get there. Slowly. You'll take a few steps forward, maybe a step back sometimes, but you'll get there. It will happen. You'll get better. You'll be okay. It's not useless.
December 31, 2018 | 22:57 like a scribe, i will write. like a bird, i will fly. like a mountain, i will not be shaken. in this race, i will run - get hurt, fall down, lose. like the human i am, i'll be discouraged. but as i hold fast to the God that i … Continue reading My New Year’s Mantra
Each year that passes is a spectrum of colors too wonderful for us to not take notice. Some may pop out of the page like yellow, too "out there" to overlook. But it's the subtle blacks and dark greys that allow them to shine brighter.
I'm happy and overjoyed today, because I still struggle at understanding everything.
I'm learning to mourn well while I'm sowing in tears. I'm assured that I'll reap God's joy in the end.
In every prayer He answers, He gives me more of Himself. And I thank Him that He doesn't answer those that don't. God has awakened my heart to dream a little bit of paradise with Him in each step.
There are great lessons to learn when we're in pain. But the best one is to learn that those who hurt today become better companions to those who will be hurting tomorrow.
Why do we drag our feet when we’re lonely and jump up and down, run like crazy when we’re happy? Shouldn’t we be doing the opposite?