How I Use Scripture to Step Out of My Comfort Zone

(affiliate link) When it comes to being open about my faith it can be so very daunting at times. At the same time, I don’t want to keep the goodness of God to myself, hoarding what I know so well about His faithfulness. Often, only the surface of faith is scratched and people are too… Continue reading How I Use Scripture to Step Out of My Comfort Zone

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When We Hold Out On Others

Have you ever felt suffocated, completely and utterly overwhelmed, heart-stopping motionless when it comes to being around people? Small groups, larger groups, even one on one? Interacting with others can often put me in a state of distress. Truthfully, it is more so what they might be thinking than their actual physical presence. I rather swiftly… Continue reading When We Hold Out On Others

Against the Grain of Impatience: Falling Short

(This post contains affiliate links.) In my previous two posts, I analyzed my struggle with impatience (Against the Grain of Impatience: Proverbs 16:32 and Against the Grain of Impatience: Ephesians 4:29-32).  Truth be told I even struggle with this in my faith walk and growing in godliness. I wish things could go right, my way of… Continue reading Against the Grain of Impatience: Falling Short

Against the Grain of Impatience: Ephesians 4:29-32

(This post contains affiliate links.) In my previous post, I began to touch on my struggle with impatience. It is definitely not in the least bit delightful. Now, I would like to dive in a little further. A friend of mine lent me The Bible Exposition Commentary by Warren W. Wiersbe to go along with a more… Continue reading Against the Grain of Impatience: Ephesians 4:29-32

Against the Grain of Impatience: Proverbs 16:32

If you are anything like me impatience is something you are highly familiar with. And I mean highly. It has always been a struggle of mine. It is an area in life I am constantly having to force myself to go against the grain of what feels like my very natural makeup. Impatience is something… Continue reading Against the Grain of Impatience: Proverbs 16:32

How to Light the Way

The alarm goes off. Instantly I stretch for the snooze. Not today, I tell myself. I’ll get up early tomorrow, and it will be okay. Two or three days pass, maybe even a week, maybe even more. I am reluctant to put my finger on a certain persistent conviction. I am allowing all the parts… Continue reading How to Light the Way

Loving My Husband Better Part 3: Love Jesus More

The love I possess for my husband is difficult to depict just right. It is even difficult at times to portray to him the earnest love I carry. Endearment for him is something I feel immensely. It is a good kind of love, a love that you want to cling to. I have often done just… Continue reading Loving My Husband Better Part 3: Love Jesus More