It is not wiseNor is it sustainableTo endure difficult thingsOut of guilt,Or obligation.Life is complicated,Confusing at timesConvoluted.It’s one thing to want to be somewhereBecause its the best you’ve encounteredAnd have no real reason to complain,Quite another when you areAgonizing,Suffering to do the right thing.Jesus sweated bloodWhen faced with the prospectOf what it would takeTo love […]Read more "Staying for the right reasons"
Nails were driven Into His Hands, His feet. His side was pierced His back was beaten His head was bruised. He hung, Held up not just by nails But His will to please the Father. His love for us Cost Him everything- The air in his lungs ceased for us His blood flowed on our […]Read more "Nails"
Involves seeing value where others do not see it, Finding supreme value in the Unseen, Delighting in the Love you’ve always craved. This Christian life Saves us from loving things that cannot love us back as we need it, And from making gods out of people who cannot save us. For in Christ we have […]Read more "This Christian Life"
Your loneliness is an opportunity To find your place of belonging in Him. Your pain is an occasion to find the Comfort your heart always needed. Your losses in this life are your chance to recount That your greatest gains have already been guaranteed. Eternal.Immovable. The Object of our hope Is One who endured the […]Read more "Inverse opportunity"
We are addicted to lesser things. To things that, in the end, really won’t matter. We love fleeting affection and meaningless possessions Whether it’s a desire we indulge Or one that we fight on a daily, There are desires within us That are often our own undoing. The capacity for human self sabotage is as […]Read more "Lesser"
When it comes to forgiveness God commands us to forgive without room for excuses for extreme cases or repeat offenders. To always forgive basically. How though? How can He demand this of us? Does He not see the oppressors and those who take advantage of weakness? Does he not see the insincere regrets of men? […]Read more "In relation to Him"