I’m not given a free pass to think as I like just because I don't utter the words that I’m thinking. My thoughts affect others and carry a huge weight!
One of our greatest sins against self is to be defined & confined by our ideas of our self. Our thoughts must be authored by God’s own thoughts.
I'm having to learn a rather crucial life lesson that never seems to end: it's not personal. Often, what I think is a personal attack actually is not personal at all.
Our inalienable rights–life, liberty, and our pursuit of happiness–don't necessarily coincide with the declaration of dependence found in the beatitudes.
There’s only One Life that is not the slave-life and that is the Life of Christ. Every other attempt to live this life is from self and slavery.
Jesus did not trust Himself to man, because He knew what was in a man.
His grace has shown me purpose for certain pains in my life, but simple understanding of what God takes us through really doesn’t have power in itself. No, where there’s power is in my yes.
There is a huge difference in the life of the soul versus the life of the spirit. God puts a premium on the source of life’s flow—is it His Life or another’s
The world, circumstances, people and even God Himself pokes our hearts. Situations arise that wound us, people hurt our feelings, and God bruises us to heal us.
Do we ever think God is wasteful, extravagant, or excessive? If the answer is yes, then we might be judging things with human eyes!