Complain, Complain, Complain

The complainer.  We’ve all known one… or been one.  I’m speaking from experience as a complainer.  It’s natural to want to complain and grumble after being wounded because you were hurt, slimed, injured, slandered, fill […]

Whiplash

Have you ever had something happen so fast that you barely had time to process it?  It’s like, oh I don’t know, whiplash. After a recent dental scenario I realized sometimes it’s best that way. After not being able to […]

Get Your Praise On!

Part of Isaiah 61:3 says God gives us “a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair” (or “heaviness” depending on the version).  Since it says “instead of” (in the NIV) I take that […]

Oh Yay! A Blog About Sin! :)

It’s a blog about my sin.  So you can relax!  Well, maybe.  The following revelation may just be for me but I’m writing about it in case it can help someone else. I was thinking […]

Beauty In the Shadows

Woo hoo!  A ‘shady’ spot!   No, not really. I pulled into a parking space that was scantily clad with shade from a small palo verde tree.  Those tiny leaves didn’t seem to do much […]

My Help Comes From the LORD

The Bible clearly states that words and beliefs have power.  “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit” (Proverbs 18:21 NIV).  “For as he thinks […]

Reconnecting With God

Sometimes in the ebb and flow of life you get knocked off your feet.  You know you need to get up but you’re tired from the struggles.  If you lay there long enough you may […]

Wilderness Lessons

Everyone goes through times of spiritual ‘wilderness’.  Whether you’re going through it right now or not, I hope this article helps put things in perspective.  Below are some lessons on the wilderness that are in […]

Jesus, Only Jesus

Sometimes I’ve heard people say they only want Jesus and I’ve wondered what they mean.  Does that mean they want His company without anything else that He offers?  Or do they want nothing more than […]