Today, I was going to an appointment and my GPS sent me a mile past the address to turn around and come back. I was scratching my head wondering why something as intelligent as Google Maps could send me so far out of the way. I think life gets like that sometimes. Our minds get … Continue reading There Is No Condemnation in Christ, Why Do It to Myself?
Anger plagues me sometimes. I like to control my life. But it’s exhausting. It’s hard to have control when many things and people are broken, different, and separate. I don’t love being delicate with people. I’m matter-of-fact and like to get things done. Sometimes, that makes me miss cues. Many times it marks the start … Continue reading Jesus Loves Me When I Make Things Right
We talked about getting away from our safe places in Sunday School this morning. About dropping pride to be light in a dark world. I realized that I’ve come so far in this area. And it’s not any of my doing. I used to be so paranoid about people and their thoughts on me. I … Continue reading Jesus Loves Me When I Step Outside My Comfort Zone
Oh, I need Jesus today. I've had a WEEK with my son. He's struggling with some stuff and I'm the current object of his frustration. He's been a frustrated kid for a long time. He hates to go anywhere. He hates transitions. He's even hated me more than a few times this week. My Bible … Continue reading Jesus Loves Me When My Child Is Struggling
I opened up my Bible app on Friday morning to read my plan on Acts and the verse of the day caught me off guard. "The Lord will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace." (Exodus 14:14 NKJV) That seemed peculiar. It's been awhile since I read the details of the Exodus, but … Continue reading When All God Wants You to Do Is Stand Still & Watch