Forgetting the Good Gifts

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning (James 1:17, NKJV). I read this verse today, and I felt very convicted. Why? Because I am utterly horrible at remembering this verse. In fact, I’m extremely … Continue reading Forgetting the Good Gifts

Outside of Your Own Little World

I am realizing more and more that people don’t always fit into certain categories. I can’t squeeze someone into a box with someone else. Personalities and talents and characteristics vary greatly in people. Even though my sisters and I come from the same two parents, we have very different tastes and opinions about a lot … Continue reading Outside of Your Own Little World

…And Returning to the Endless Mess

I discussed the importance of rest in my last blog post. This beautiful thing called rest needs to be part of our everyday lives, but we also need to work hard. With everything in life, there needs to be a balance; and work is no exception. There’s a balance between not having enough rest and … Continue reading …And Returning to the Endless Mess

Escaping from the Endless Mess…

There is one big question in this world that I think everyone asks at one time or another: “DO THE JOBS EVER END?” Does the workload ever get lighter? Do the messes ever start cleaning themselves up? Will the tasks ever get easier? I’ve found the answer to be “no.” There will always be a … Continue reading Escaping from the Endless Mess…