Stay in your own lane

I came across these two verses that are packed with good advice: Make a careful exploration of who you are and the work you have been given, and then sink yourself into that. Don’t be impressed with yourself. Don’t compare yourself with others. Each of you must take responsibility for doing the creative best you…

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Do you get your sense of self worth from a stable source?

I have had PRESSURE on me for many years. It ampped up to unbearable when I began receiving disability.  I felt like I had to use my time wisely. I couldn’t just slack off and eat bon bons and watch tv all day. This was not entitlement. Even though I have a part time job…

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Face It: Maybe You Just Haven’t Been Forgiven of Much

Have you ever noticed that there are many people on fire for God who tell of the HUGE sins they were saved from? I have another site that I have just begun which is addressing and explaining Christianity for seekers in very easy to understand (non-Christianese) terms. This week I will be addressing why we…

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Our Relationship With God Depends on Our Outlook

Today are you thinking: “I’m doing pretty well in my Christian walk“? Are things running smooth? You are attending online services, tithing, praying with your family at meals and/or before bedtime. You are living a pretty good life. You are not blatantly sinning, and when you catch yourself you ask for forgiveness (even if you…

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Do you ever have doubts of Faith?

Jude 22 New Living Translation (NLT) 22 And you must show mercy to those whose faith is wavering. What is your reason for not sharing your doubts with other believers? Where did we get the idea that doubts would never be a part of faith?  Perhaps it is from: James 1:6 New International Version (NIV) 6 But when you…

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Do you feel separated from God?

Guilt can do it. Fear can do it. Shame can do it. Insecurity can do it. Low self worth can do it. Listening to the wrong people can do it. Hebrews 4:16 (ICB) Let’s us, then, feel free to come before God’s throne. Here there is grace. And we can receive mercy and grace to…

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God told me to “be content”

UGH!  that is not what I wanted to hear! I mean after all 2 Corinthians 9:6 says “Remember this: The person who plants a little will have a small harvest. But the person who plants a lot will have a big harvest.” And I was sooo ready to plant a BIG crop, maybe bigger than was…

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You have been chosen! You are called and loved by God.

Are you walking around this life feeling lost? Unloved? Unseen? You are none of those things. There is one who knew you before you were born and anxiously wants to love you. I believe that scripture speaks best for itself. Repeatedly it points out that we are chosen by God. This post will be Scripture…

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It is time for Faith

Where does faith come from? Many people are disillusioned and have lost faith in everything. It is time to do our part to rectify that. The Bible says in Romans 10:17 New Living Translation (NLT) “17 So faith comes from hearing, that is, hearing the Good News about Christ.” And that news about Christ includes Hebrews…

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