It’s been such a long time since I’ve taken the time to spit out thoughts in this sort of way. Every word sounds cheesy and ridiculous so they’re usually more suited for the journal by my nightstand. But today I’m going to post something. Mostly because I’m one of so many people who post things online and… Continue reading House Security
But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern good and evil. (Hebrews 5:14) I have never felt that discernment (knowledge to distinguish) was a gift of mine, but was recently encouraged that it could still be attained. With practice and training, our discerning muscles grow. What… Continue reading Practicing Discerment
When Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a viper came out and fastened on his hand. So when the natives saw [this] they said to one another, “No doubt this man is a murderer whom justice does not allow to live.” But he shook off the creature into… Continue reading Distractions While Serving
“But the Jews stirred up the devout and prominent women and the chief men of the city, raised up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them from their region. But [Paul and Barnabas] shook off the dust from their feet against them, and [went to another city]. And the disciples were filled with joy… Continue reading Shake It Off
For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit. For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. (Romans 8:5, 6) I believe there is more power… Continue reading Power of Thoughts
Wow! I’m shocked. The blog search for “vanity” came back empty. How have I never written on this before when it’s been plaguing me for months? In fact, only a couple days ago I was thinking about the meaning and purpose of life. (Which one probably only does when they lose sight of it..) If… Continue reading If my heart beats for heaven, then why am I wasting earth?
It’s overwhelming at times when sober judgment kicks in and you realize just how exceedingly far away you are from perfection. Each revelation of truth brings to light more sins and more struggles. It reminds me of the mythical monster who grows two heads for every head you cut off; when you conquer one type… Continue reading Falling Short:Short Reminder