In a moment of rage, we ferociously take aim and fire with ticks of our fingertips. What we would never do face to face, we now feel strong enough to do while hidden comfortably in our homes.
The battle for ownership of A broken mind. Missiles firing, darts flying, guns shooting All where an eerie quiet resides.
How did I manage to live in both of these worlds simultaneously? Under any other god, one would be evicted for the crimes of immorality I've committed.
He is there in your regrets. He is there in your shame. He is there in all the dirty of your life.
I've fallen flat on my face in desperation. Yet, I've walked away from those secret moments believing in His power, but not trusting in the change I was praying about.
Just encouraging and beautiful..
I am a teacher. I have the best job in the whole wide world. (With the exception of being a Mother of course.)
Parent teacher conference days send a chill up my spine every time. I sit in the middle of the big cold gym in the middle of a month way too far away from spring break. Parent sits across the table- the table I have covered in neat stacks of student data, strengths, weaknesses, goals and dreams.- She states “Should you really be teaching?” Just like that my world crumbles. Shattering and falling all around me, it takes shards of my skin and soul with it on its way down to the ground. She has exposed me in my doubts, inadequacies, and utter unworthiness because the truth is;
I am a failure.
Without God I am a failure.
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To the men that take my son onto a field of fire. To the men who teach him football, about a winning desire. I take a moment to thank you, before my God and King. For though the field was meant for battle, you showed my son the greatest thing.
Divorce is an everyday thing in the 21st century. Adultery is common, for both men and women. These issues are found in every church community, small group, and many pastor’s circles. Still, there are people afraid to come forward, to share their pain, for fear of rejection, ridicule, and judgement.
He never desired to leave anyone behind in his or her sins. Often telling those he loved to go and sin no more. He loved the woman at the well. He loved Zacchaeus. He loved the sinners!
If you want to collect something, collect God’s Word into your heart, allowing it his truth to always press into your mind. Your mind is where you probably need the most rest. (Right!)