Change Is Constant for Christians “ Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on [a]so that I may lay hold of that [b]for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.“ Philippians 3:12 NASB Often, I read of changes in someone’s life and I watch criticism unfold. I read many comments and I hear … Read More Real Change- Let’s Choose Freedom!
My husband and I went to see the new movie Overcomers, this past weekend! I identify well with Coach John Harrison as he believes his talent in coaching a winning team means he is successful. When his team lost and many of his players move away, he is not only disappointed but he believes he isn’t a success. He doesn’t see any way that … Read More Who Are You?
A Personal Journey 2 Corinthians 10:12 ” We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise.” (NIV) After so many years, I have a character trait and habit with which I greatly struggle. This habit or character trait is self-condemnation. You see, I have … Read More No Condemnation
What do I believe? Why do I believe it? When I hear or read that someone doesn’t have faith in God or others, it seems easy to criticize. Or sometimes I might try to figure out why they don’t “just believe”! Do I have the same thoughts though down deep in my mind? What brings these thoughts about? Is it because of disappointment, discouragement, … Read More Do I Believe?
In western society we have a lot of ways to identify ourselves and others. We have driver’s licenses, passports, social security cards, birth certificates, and employment IDs. Some people even make a big issue to build their identity around their race, gender and other attributes. What is the purpose in all the ways we attempt to categorize ourselves and others? To build a meaningful … Read More May I See Your ID Please?