Keep It Simple

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.

Advertisements

The Grass is Greener & the Rug is Cleaner

you have to be very intentional with the upkeep or, like my old rug, it's going to end up all beat up and raggedy, and you're going to want to toss it out into your garage with the other junk you don't want anymore.

Child-like Faith

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.