Should the Bible be read or experienced? What happens when scripture stays in our heads and doesn’t become an experience? If I read the Bible for knowledge, I can know about God, but does that translate into knowing Him in an experiential way? Is it possible that knowledge without experience doesn’t really help us? We… Read more »
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How well do we love ourselves? The recurring battle of my mind is with accusation. The enemy is stealthy and as soon as he sees a vulnerable moment, he slings an arrow toward my heart (Eph 6:16). The accusations are against my value as a mom and my worth as a person—-that usually circles back to… Read more »
What would happen if we took time to listen? I’ve been learning a few things lately. Things like how people have experienced me differently than I intended. It’s eye opening. And not necessarily pleasant. I think I’m being efficient in directing teenagers to pick up the house, but they hear a drill sergeant at boot camp…. Read more »
How deep is the Sea of Forgetfulness? The other day regret came knocking on my door. Unfortunately, I answered. And he didn’t come by himself. Condemnation and guilt followed him right into my living room, while accusation slithered in on their heels. Guilt and condemnation held up some past failures and accusation and regret jumped in,… Read more »
Broken relationships don’t have a place in God’s kingdom. They happen, obviously. All the time, unfortunately. Disconnection is from the enemy’s team. Their demonic objective is to steal, kill and destroy. From us, God’s kids. The enemy of our soul is consumed with stealing our joy and peace. Killing our hope and love. And destroying… Read more »
Some of us feel brave by coming out of our Christian closets. But there is a battle that comes from an ungodly realm when we step out in faith. Because holding hands with Jesus threatens the demonic. And how does the demonic push back? Intimidation. Fear. Lies that threaten our peace. So, how do we… Read more »
What battle are you fighting? With yourself? Are you beating yourself up over your bad choices, your forgetfulness, your lack of measuring up? Or with others? Their stupidity, insensitivity and thoughtlessness or just because they lack kindness toward us?