Have you ever woken up to the tune (or beeps) of your alarm and had to think for a minute to remember which day of the week it is? And then you groan, as everything comes flooding back to you and you remember what you have to do during the day. And you push your… Continue reading 4 Things to do First Thing in the Morning
We often define sanctification as "becoming more like Christ." A more apt definition might be "resting more in Christ's love." One of the major sins that many Christians try to sanctify themselves out of is the sin of pride. I've just finished reading the book Rediscovering Humility by Christopher Hutchinson that addresses the attempt to eliminate… Continue reading Book Review: Rediscovering Humility
I will be the first to admit that our generation (the ones just coming into adulthood or just barely there) is a group that wants quick fixes. I recently wrote about how that doesn't work for our relationship with God, but almost every facet of life could benefit if we took our time. Gone are… Continue reading Slowing Down in a Speed of Light World
Did you know that God created this world for His children? If you believe in Him, it was all made specially for you. I made this discovery whilst putting together a Bible study on the first few verses of 1 Timothy 4. Paul is telling Timothy about false teachers who require "abstinence from foods that… Continue reading It’s Okay to Enjoy Life
What are you doing with your summer? Most of us are already a few weeks into the blissful time of the year known as "summer." It is a magical time, a time of no school (sorry homeschoolers - I'm right there with you), a time of hot weather, a time of consuming far more watermelon… Continue reading What Are You Going To Do With Your Summer?
"You seem to be disenchanted with life this morning."
We're all given the same 24 hours in a day, the same seven days in a week. How we choose to spend it speaks volumes about who we are and what we value.
This world is crazy. We don't need to go over that again. We are all guilty of getting caught up in all of it, of placing mountains of importance on temporary things and forgetting the eternal for a while.
So often, small happy things get lost in the whirlwind. It's refreshing to come back to in the middle of everything right now. Originally published: 6/2/17
Today, I'm talking as much to myself as to you. I've always known that I maybe don't balance rest and work quite as I should, but I've shrugged it off. Who actually rests enough any way?