I've recently been motivated by something new I've heard. A life hack and wise wisdom all in one, working to reprogram my inherited short-fused brain-wiring. The message said, "Jesus never did anything frantically." The first response in my head to this (and conditioning of this hustle-focused generation) was to question it. As though I had … Continue reading moving from frantic to anti-frantic
Do you have a weakness? I hate to break it to you, but it's safe to say we're all a flawed bunch of humans. What might that be for you today? Yes today. Heck, it can even change moment-to-moment. Quite uplifting so far, I know, but stay with me. These words can serve as leverage … Continue reading Recognize. | Weakness. (Part 1)
"You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God." James 4:2 This verse outlines the curse of our human condition. The root of all our problems, as it began with Adam … Continue reading Is it God’s will or my will? [Questions of a new Believer]
This upcoming year will go by fast. Remember to rest in the identity you have in Christ. Not of yourself. Lose yourself in His regard, finding joy in the trials and challenges, remembering that in all things that feel like death, you are also burying those things in Christ's death. Remembering how they are to … Continue reading 3am Writing / Romans 5-8 Inspo.
The other day, a family member told me I tend to enable the dysfunction in others. I recognize how naturally this empathetic curse can flow from me. Balancing a want to see others healed, with a need for more genuine compassion, I ask God to open my heart. O God, you are my God; earnestly … Continue reading His Fulfillment, Not Mine
After re-reading Proverbs 3:24, I had some insight come to me tonight. “If you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.” I've always regarded this verse to refer to the Lord blessing us with good sleep, which of course He has the power to do. But … Continue reading Lay it Down for the One who Laid it all Down
"Though the seasons change, your love remains." (Seasons Change - United Pursuit) The past few months have been full of personal discoveries that I resent not having made time to post anything about to share with my lovely blog readers. Lies had me believe that I should only share perfectly polished ideas that I fully … Continue reading Beauty in the Journey