Ungrateful

In our world today, especially our western culture, it is too easy to take things for granted. It is too easy to be ungrateful. The most common things I take for granted every day are family, my home, a bed to sleep on in my home, clean running water in...

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Relationship, not Religon

I’ve been struggling lately, praying that God would show me what to do for Him. I’ve been feeling like I need to do more, do something different, do something better to serve Him. God reminded me of this truth; He isn’t concerned with our religion or service. He simply desires...

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Move it…

There are a couple of passages that the Lord has been speaking to me through lately. The first is out of John 15, which has been a sort of theme in my life lately in many different ways the last couple of years. More recently, the part of John 15 that has been...

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Validate This

Lately I’ve been thinking about my past, why I am the way I am, why I act the way I act, things like that. Something I realized is that I’ve been searching for validation my entire life. Maybe you can relate. Being the youngest of five kids, my identity seemed...

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God’s Personal Visit

Group of disciples burst into praise. Pharisee dudes tell Jesus Dude to get his disciples under control. Jesus tells the Pharisees, “If they kept quiet, the rocks would do it for them, shouting praise.” I stopped reading at this point, taken back… God WILL be praised. Jesus WILL be praised....

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Oh, Joy

Joy has been on my mind a lot lately. A lot of craziness has been happening, and it’s been hard to have a spirit of joy through it all. Merriam-Webster defines joy as “the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one...

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