It's important to read your bible daily, yes. You should attend church regularly, you should serve your community, you should "be a good person," yes, absolutely. But those are all works, and Ephesians 2:8 reminds us that works don't amount to jack if you don't have a personal relationship with God.
I've learned that I need to be more like Ellie. She might get a little impatient with her meals, but she knows I'm going to provide them. She crawls to me when she's hurt because she knows I'll take care of her. She wants nothing more than to be with me simply because she loves me.
“You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless." Matthew 5:13 My husband asked me this question in a text a few days ago. When I initially read it, … Continue reading Are You Salty?
1 Peter 5:7 I got married at the ripe old age of 21 just shy of 3 years ago this May. I can sum up everything I’ve learned about marriage in one sentence. Ready? Give it to God. Clearly, this applies to other aspects of life as well, but few things have been more challenging … Continue reading Give It to God
Do you ever have days where it's like your life suddenly has a theme like a 30 minute sitcom? Maybe you can't get away from a certain song or you keep running into the same person all week long. For me, the last week has been exactly that, except the theme has been far less … Continue reading Rock Bottom with Grace on the Way
"If any one of you is without sin, let him be the first to throw a stone at her." John 8:7 I am fairly quiet in person to the point that I've actually been asked before if I'm deaf or mute. I'm extremely introverted and I prefer to observe rather than participate until I get … Continue reading People in Glass Houses