Who am I to judge when I have been so freely forgiven? Yes, those who know me would probably call me judgmental, if asked. Because I do judge people. I judge 'em for the way they dress, the way they act, they way they look. Often it's only in jest. Yes, I may joke about… Continue reading Confessions of a judgmental human
What's the most important thing in your life? God. Family. Books. My dogs. Family. It's something that's always been important to me, even when I was little. My family's big and we stick together. We stand up for each other. We laugh with each other. We sometimes annoy each other, but that's what family's do.… Continue reading On the bond of family
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1g26dbNJYJI What wondrous love is this, O my soul?Sing, sing of this wondrous love. Sing of this love that was never deserved, never earned, only bought at such a great price. What wondrous love it this , O my soul?What love is this that even in the depths of despair and depression, it reaches to… Continue reading What wondrous love is this?
When my heart can cry nothing else, when it's so utterly full that no more words come, all I can say is "Holy, holy, holy." Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty. Worthy is the Lamb who was slain. Holy is the Lord, worthy to receive glory and honor. Holy is the Lord and there is… Continue reading Holy
Wait. It seems to be the theme of my life. When I was little and desperately wanted friends, I could feel God telling me to wait, to not be jealous of those around me that had "best friends." I never really got those friends, and yet I got something so much better: satisfaction in the… Continue reading On the theme of my life…
I have known what it is like to sit in the depths of despair and depression.I have known what it is like to be hurt beyond words, to desperately seek refuge from these storms in life.I have known, too, what it is like to look for that refuge and to seek that salvation from sinners,… Continue reading On looking for a savior
Choose joy. I've heard the phrase over and over again, oh so many times. It seems to be a favorite in some Christian circles, but I often wonder if they truly understand it. Cause I know I didn't used to, but I think I do now. So many times in this past year, disappointments and… Continue reading On choosing joy
What's the point in loving when we know we'll have to let go?Why do we spend out time and energy loving people only to be broken when the time for death or moving on comes?I don't know why, but I know I can't not do this.I can't not love them, my family, my friends, the… Continue reading On loving and letting go
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsYaVG2cgak&fbclid=IwAR09QTMHUx5Bv8wmB1qvgrdLiFF5y6lna22qlyo_ra6mH4IpRTOjLCDTD6Y This song had been running through my mind off and on this whole day and I can't think of a better hymn for today, Good Friday. Just listen to this, let this truth, deep and wonderful, sink in, and come before God to remember what He has done.Remember today what He has done so… Continue reading Hallelujah! What a Savior!
Title: Joyful Surrender: 7 Disciplines for the Believer's Life Author: Elisabeth Elliot Publisher: Revell Genre: Non-fiction/Christian Living Publication date: April 2, 2019 My rating: 5 out of 5 stars SUMMARY: In our age of instant gratification and if-it-feels-good-do-it attitudes, self-discipline is hardly a popular notion. Yet it may be one of the most important lost… Continue reading Book Review: Joyful Surrender by Elisabeth Elliot