These earthly relationships of marriage and parenting (and even intimate friendship) put us in a place where we must consider our own wants and needs last.
And with that statement the reality of God's sacrifice smacked me right in the face. As I'm looking into the face of my precious six year old son I realized how deep God's love runs for me.
I need to share my heart today and yet the words are not quick to form. I'm sitting here with my fingers on the keyboard and my mind running a million miles an hour, but the connection between the two is struggling to work; so bear with me as you read this. I started this … Continue reading Fighting…
Of all the character flaws that I possess, the greatest is a lack of perseverance. Giving up is easier than enduring, or so it seems in the moment. Ironically, the times when I do demonstrate perseverance are not good. I persevere in my anger when I feel I have been wronged. I persevere in my … Continue reading Perseverance
Sunday was a time of great worship at church. In a rare moment of focus I was able to put aside the cares of the world and truly enter into worship in the presence of God. It was beautiful and refreshing. Then Monday happened. I was aggravated with the boys and thought to myself, oh … Continue reading Victory Monday
"Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy." Proverbs 28:13 "Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working." James 5:16 "If we confess our … Continue reading Confession