Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge. I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” Psalm 16:1-2 The joy of Christian hope allows us to not only receive but also rejoice in gifts we did not deserve; Strength we did not acquire. Resources we […]Read more "Whole"
The Name of the LORD is a strong tower; The righteous run to it and are safe. ~Proverbs 18:10 There is a Place where men can go To find refuge for their souls, Where we can shed the need to defend The cloth on which we have laid our lives, The land from which we […]Read more "Safe"
Inconveniences, ultimately, remain that way in part because we treat them as things taking us out of our way. As things we would rather be without It’s inconvenient to have to take the long way around to work But if you had a good enough reason to take the longer route It becomes a part […]Read more "Inconvenience is temporary"
If God had an apron It would be soiled. With blood and sweat and tears. The blood of His own Son, The sweat of His brow from the work he has done And the tears He sheds for us. A holy God, He could have chosen to stay far removed from the Messy details of […]Read more "Apron"
It doesn’t need a lot of explaining. This activity is exhausting, Damaging Self-defeating. Basically not worth it. It’s unfortunate that we tend to find ourselves doing things that really are not good for us. Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple. Job 5:2Read more "On holding grudges"
There is a certain pressure that comes Within the Christian community; To be gracious, full of integrity Always caring, seeking justice for others And of course, never sinful. These are all good fruits of being a Christian but one should never confuse them as things one needs to do in order to maintain their status […]Read more "Pressure"