Faith Shattered

“Faith unchecked becomes entitlement…” ~Bill Johnson (Faith Vs Entitlement) This concept has been rocking my world lately. I've lived in the knowledge of God my whole life.  And somewhere between the first moment when that tiny seed of faith in me was activated; that first thrill of discovering God is real, and now... I have … Continue reading Faith Shattered

Measured

1 John 5:1  "Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has become a child of God.  And everyone who loves the Father loves His children too." Luke 9:48  "Then He said to them, 'whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me welcomes the One who sent me.  For … Continue reading Measured

Trust

Hebrews 6:10  "For God is not unjust.  He will not forget how hard you have worked for Him and how you have shown your love to Him by caring for other believers, as you still do." Psalm 86:3-4  "Have mercy on me, Lord, for I call to you all day long. Bring joy to your … Continue reading Trust

Identify Me

I don't measure up.                                         I don't fit in. I'm too much.                                                   … Continue reading Identify Me

Honor

It's something I've been learning a lot about lately. Honor looks at a person and says, "I disagree with your choices, behavior, words, and/or actions, but I will think highly of you, show you respect in my tone and word choices as well as to continually speak highly of you to others."  It does not … Continue reading Honor

Pain: Nemesis or Mentor? Pt. 3

"Lean into the pain..." I hear it... whispers... echoes of a voice I trust. lean into the pain... pain is the intersection where life and death meet, and we get to choose which road we will travel.  What will we let die and what will we nurture to life when we experience pain? Pain is … Continue reading Pain: Nemesis or Mentor? Pt. 3

Life After Forgiveness: Trust

"Why won't you forgive her?"  This question has followed me around since we had our falling out and forgiveness hasn't had the appearance of certain criteria for some of my former friend's entourage. I have often raked this question over with my own questions.  Have I forgiven her? I still have that icky feeling when … Continue reading Life After Forgiveness: Trust