About a month after my 8th Christmas, my sister had her third baby. She was in her second marriage but this baby did not belong to her husband. Her husband had beaten her so severely that the baby was born early and died the next day. This also happened to be my brother’s 10th birthday and the day my father chose to leave. After this nothing would be the same. My mother was never the same, my father was never the same and I was never the same. … More Meager Beginnings or A Lifetime of Blessings?
A running theme seems to be feeling unloved and unworthy. Remember this, Jesus’ most trusted disciples were murderers and thieves. Are you less worthy than that? They denied him, fell asleep praying and almost always got something wrong. Do you feel like they arent worthy? … More Unworthy.
We’ve all seen a movie or television show where a person is struggling to make a decision and on one shoulder is an angel and a devil on the other, right? In each of these cases, the “right choice” is so very clear and it is only a matter of doing what you know is right but the wrong choice is just so tempting.
Now imagine if the angel was dressed in red and had horns and wings and the devil dressed in white with a halo and a pitch fork. Now which voice do you listen to? … More An Angel on One Shoulder and a Devil on the Other? Or Something Else all Together?
Wow, life can be crazy can’t it? Just when we think we have figured it all out something else comes along and knocks us right back down to our knees. Sometimes we don’t even try to get back up right away because each time we do, down we fall again. Over and over seems to … More When Life is Crazy.