Reading has always been a weakness of mine. It has caused me huge shame, and it’s funny coming from one who is now an author.
Shame is the destructive result of thinking apart from God. Going outside of the realm of God’s definition of my reality is to enter shame.
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!
Have you ever cried because of the Will of God? Has His choices in your life caused you grief and tested your faith? What if you don't like the Will of God?
Oh Jesus, have I not met a slew of intellectuals educated beyond their own intelligence. The deception of education is thinking you KNOW.
The willful independence of thinking rather than listening has always earned me the same consequences as those received in the Garden—separation from God.
Christ designed me with a personhood, which He has matched in His plan and purpose for my life. When I hold to old opinions of myself, I derail the reality of the true me.
With all the reality shows and political hijinks out there, many of us are being tempted to daily become judge and jury of our fellow man with our opinions.
We have exponentially increased in our knowledge while our wisdom is ever diminished. But informational knowledge only fools us into thinking we are wise.