Last night I was talking to my husband about feeling emotions as they come up and not carrying them with you day to day. It got me to thinking about what the Apostle Paul said about not letting the sun set on your anger. A lot of times that verse is interpreted as not going […]
A young woman majoring in philosophy at the local college, simply would not accept the premise that anyone would receive grace. Mostly because her world view prohibits receiving anything that you don’t deserve. Her whole premise is that you only get what you deserve. If you do bad things, then you deserve to reap the […]
God is rooting for us and wants us to be happy, full of joy and free from the things that hold us back from becoming our best selves. That, I believe is God’s will for me, for you, for all of us.
“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies out growth and our freedom.” Victor Frankl My friend was pulling out of the driveway with her son in the car. Her sweet husband was in the yard and noticed that the dog […]
“Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” St. Paul “It’s just so hard” she went on to enumerate her struggles. “I don’t sleep, I worry all the time. About my son, and his school. I worry […]
“Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty, we are free at last. ” Martin Luther King, Jr. Recently I’ve been thinking about freedom. In a previous post, we talked about how God’s will for us is to be happy, joyous and free. But free from what? I think it’s freedom from our selfish little ambitions […]
“May our hearts open to know love, and may that love guide us into the depths of our deepest joy. May that joy be peace.” Seane Corn As I was growing up I was told that God had a plan for my life. I viewed God’s plan as a script, just give me the script, […]