Expectations are laws we set to control. When I expect from someone, I am determining what is needed to please ME.
God’s vision of my world is eternal and redemptive, while my vision and discernment is just a spiritual diagnosis not the ultimate reality.
Do we ever think God is wasteful, extravagant, or excessive? If the answer is yes, then we might be judging things with human eyes!
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
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.
Everything can seem like a crisis, in actuality the problem itself is the opportunity for Solution. A set up for knocking it out of the park.
God doesn’t put a premium on painless living. If this is one of my highest values, then I will be in direct opposition to Him.
Can you see Christ Life in your practicality? It's one thing to focus on spiritual matters, it's another to bring His spirituality into our practical life.
How can an active society with ever increasing involvement in social media be lonelier? Will our longing find the satisfaction we so desire?
Our hearts are speaking to us; we must listen to hear what they say. They tell our stories—who we are, what we struggle with and why.
David's secret is that he lived from his own crude heart. His writings prove it. He sought the heart of God because he was himself a man of heart.
Our God uses trials, testing, tribulations, and chastening as opportunities to make Himself known, and why wouldn’t He? Our attention is fully engaged.