The title of the article captured me: The Opposite of Addiction is Connection... What an interesting thought. I haven't had time to read the article, but I intend to. Especially now, following the events of Sunday night. Just as hate cannot coexist with love. And after an event like this, we can't help but wonder, where was … Continue reading Where was Love?
I've read several articles about "functional" anxiety and depression...though, by definition, anxiety and depression impair functioning... However, in today's world, we recognize we still have to somehow live our lives... When people picture anxiety and depression, they often imagine the extremes. We picture that commercial where depression is the robe that never leaves us. Or we … Continue reading A Rose by Any Other Name…
"Nothing catches God off guard" While catching up on daily work for the Women's Bible study I'm in, this captured me. Something I've heard a million & one times before. But, tonight, I think I needed a reminder. NOTHING catches God off guard - - not even my heartache He's known it all from the beginning. So, … Continue reading He’s Loving Me Through It All
for me, summer is not a good time of year. It brings out the worst in me, and the hotter it is, the worse I get.
WE ARE NOT MEANT TO DO THIS ALL ALONE...
In single life, you don't have to let anyone in. You don't have to be vulnerable and wonder if they can/want to handle it. There is always fear in vulnerability.
Time for some real talk... Back in September, I was diagnosed gluten sensitive. After nearly 2 years of not knowing what was wrong - I have an answer. (One I don't like, but an answer). So, for more than 6 months, I've known the biggest cause of my stomach woes. Yet, I keep in this … Continue reading Breaking the Habit Cycle
So, what's this all about? Purpose.
We know all the lingo, the words to the songs, we raise our hands in Worship. But, it's not enough...Our hearts have to be filled with faith & our lives filled with action. Lip service, pious tweets, & pretty Instagram pictures aren't enough.
God's word tells us there is a battle going on every day, not with flesh & blood, but with the unseen. An enemy prowls around looking for people he can devour. But, his devouring is not what we often think of.