“Be Still.” Yeah RIGHT. That seemed like a pretty cruel thing to request of someone with ADD and a personality like mine. Not to mention impossible. The first several times I felt God say this to me I had what I call “la la la” moments. Picture blurting out “la la la” to someone because you don’t want to…… Continue reading When I Stopped Trying to Reach God
I stared blankly at the pages of my Bible. Neon colors stared back at me, highlighting different verses that had resonated in some way over the years. They surely weren’t registering as anything profound in that moment. My mind was full of noise; overwhelming thoughts playing duck-duck-goose with frustration. In one ear I could hear the advice of…… Continue reading Confusion-Infused Clarity And Clueless Certainty
How do I know that I love Jesus? Because it’s not perfect. That’s right, my love for Jesus is messy. As humans, perfect love is not possible. We have all experienced a lack of perfection on the giving and receiving end. Ironically it’s because of our inability to give perfect love that we need it from the only one…… Continue reading 8 Things We Need To Know About Loving Jesus
Dear Men, I want to preface this by saying that this letter is addressed to those of you who try your best to follow Jesus in this crazy world. I am writing it because there are some things He has put pretty heavily on my heart recently that I want you to hear, too. Before I…… Continue reading Dear Men, We Need You
“With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26 The Bible tells us that with God all things are possible. But what about when the impossible doesn’t happen? What does it mean when the cancer remains uncured, the relationship remains broken or the addiction takes over again? I can tell you…… Continue reading If God Can Do The Impossible, Why Is This Happening?
I have been reading Fervent by Priscilla Shirer and it has completely changed my prayer life (she is the main character in War Room. If you haven’t seen that movie – I highly recommend it as well!) The theme of the book is that prayer is our strongest weapon against the Satan and his attempts to destroy the people…… Continue reading Can Satan Win?
“Your promises I cannot break” – Lauren Daigle (“Loyal”) How about that for a relieving concept? I often find myself discouraged and nervous when I mess up because deep down I fear that I have lost the privilege of God’s promises. I know He promises to turn everything into good, but there’s no way He isn’t fed…… Continue reading Breaking God’s Promises