I want to call out the 800-pound gorilla in the room—the presidential elections, debates, and constant mud slinging. How is God leading us through this?
Silence highlights the true nature of the words coming out of my mouth. When my mind is quiet, it’s easy to hear whether my words build or destroy.
Being utterly known by Jesus isn’t just an idea. He knows me, knows my wounds, and He moved to save me from a situation that would have gutted me badly.
Look up civilized in any dictionary, and you have to agree that the ways of God don’t fall under its definition. And God never apologizes for His ways.
If I’m not willing to be sifted now, then I will not survive the coming quake. The countdown to madness is on and only God knows if we'll get a reprieve.
A curse without cause will fly harmlessly over my head…unless I’ve opened a door to the enemy somewhere in my heart. Unfortunately, I had opened the door.
I made a law of a gift and strangled the life and joy out of the whole process. What had been fun became duty and obligation until I hated it all.
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 witnessed someone fight God's calling, resist God's evident love. And I was shocked to see that fighting to keep God away requires a monumental work.
If you’re not a narcissist, then you will have many clarifying moments of truth about yourself. These wake-up calls never stop. Why? Because God loves us.
Knowledge can be impressively displayed, but it's not enough. There’s a huge need for wisdom today, and precious few people seem to be asking for it.
I like loving and being loved, but being needy? A desperate need, no less? That’s a really uncomfortable place to be, and I wonder why it's even necessary?