Why Jesus? A fair question, and one that I believe should be asked by anyone investigating this concept called Christianity, or religion in general. Let me come right out and say that I do not like the term religion. Controversial, maybe, but I do not consider myself “religious”. The phrase “she’s religious” makes me cringe. I consider…… Continue reading Why I Believe In Jesus
I love music, and I am a lyrics freak. This means that when I hear a song my mind automatically zeroes in on the lyrics, not the beat. If I cannot pick them up immediately I Google them. And then, cue psychoanalysis. Why is she singing that? Does he really believe what he is saying…… Continue reading Waiting For Love
I can’t do this. A phrase that is not shy when it comes to making an appearance in my mind. Sometimes it comes dressed more specifically There’s no way I can get past that I can’t forgive myself I can’t stop caring about what they think of me I can’t let him go There’s no way that relationship…… Continue reading When You Just “Can’t”
I don’t know about you, but I have certainly wrestled with the thought of whether or not God’s everlasting patience and constant helping hand are as unconditional as they say they are, for ME. It is often easier for me to believe His mercy and desire to help for other people than to believe it for myself. One…… Continue reading Will God Really Rescue You?
“…for we walk by faith, not by sight” 2 Corinthians 5:7 Other translations of this verse say “the righteous walk by faith, not by sight” Notice that “we” and “the righteous” are interchangeable. What? I don’t know about you, but righteous would NOT be the word I (or anyone who knows me) would choose in the…… Continue reading Jesus Called Me Righteous?
I don’t know about you, but I tend to over analyze things a little bit. If you were to ask the people closest to me, they might tell you that I tend to over analyze most things, but since you can’t ask them, I will categorize some of my thought patterns as “deeper thinking” instead (they…… Continue reading Messing Up God’s Plan
The Four Cs is a term that stands for the four characteristics that are used to determine the value of a diamond. They are: carat, cut, clarity and color. In order to establish it’s retail value, the characteristics are graded and categorized by the diamond industry. Full disclosure, I am somewhat of a nerd. I get…… Continue reading Finally, There’s a Way To Measure Our Value