Do You Talk Too Much, Too?

“Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;”‭‭James‬ ‭1:19‬ ‭ESV‬‬ I got in trouble a lot for talking in school. My grade-school report cards were chocked full of BIG, red check marks for “talking too much in class.” In the 4th grade, no thanks to … Continue reading Do You Talk Too Much, Too?

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda Thoughts

At least once a day or more, my mind is bombarded with “woulda, coulda, shoulda” thoughts. Oftentimes these thoughts distract and derail me from being fully engaged in my day because my mind is dwelling on the past few minutes or hours. It’s hard to let go of mistakes made, ill-spoken words, times of being … Continue reading Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda Thoughts

Monday Morning Prayer

Loneliness has become epidemic and suicide rates are rising. As many silently struggle on their own, including the sick and elderly, ask God to comfort the hurting, move you to care for forgotten neighbors, and to give hope where hope is needed. “He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. … Continue reading Monday Morning Prayer

All Riled Up!

When was the last time you got riled up without hearing all the facts? Every day people are becoming more skeptical and untrusting over the dumbest things! "Jumping" to conclusions has become the latest exercise! We have ceased to believe the best in people and automatically assume the worst. Giving people the benefit of the … Continue reading All Riled Up!

WHO DOES GOD SAY THAT I AM?

Everywhere you turn, people seem to be searching for identity and purpose. Magazines, books, blogs, podcasts, and friends are eager to help you to discover yourself, but what do they really know? Why base your identity and sense of self-worth on the opinions of other flawed things and beings when God's view of you is … Continue reading WHO DOES GOD SAY THAT I AM?