Have you ever experienced fear or pain so intense you wished you could fall asleep and wake up on the other side of it? We all face emotional storms in life that tempt us to give up or run away. I think that’s how David must have been feeling when he penned Psalm 55. On the heels of betrayal by a … [Read more...] about Where To Run When You’re Wishing for Wings
Two friends have showed up at my hearts door time and time again. ‘Friends’ in this sense is used very loosely. Their names are shame and doubt... and they aren’t very friendly at all, especially when they sit on my shoulders hurling insults at me like fiery darts. A better … [Read more...] about Shame and Doubt
Have you ever felt like you were waiting for the other shoe to drop? Those days when, as soon as your feet hit the ground, everything starts slipping sideways. Sometimes for me it's small, seemingly inconsequential things like socks that surely must have been eaten by the washing machine... items … [Read more...] about The Space In Between
The Flip Side of Worry I’m going to take a deep breath now and admit something. Here we go… I’m a worrier. Well, maybe I can’t use the word “admit”, because I’m not sure it counts as an admission if everyone who has ever known you responds with, “yeah, obviously.” In either case, I spend an … [Read more...] about Think About Such Things
Habits of a Transforming Heart: Stepping This article is part of a larger series called Habits of a Transforming Heart. You can see the other articles in the series here: Part 1: How CanI Really Change? – SurrenderPart 2: How Will God React to My Mess? – StaringPart 3: Why Can’t I Stop … [Read more...] about Why Can’t I Keep Going?