Ponderings

Jesus, The Object

Sweet friends, there are rarely easy or satisfying answers to all the "Why's?" in this life. (Frustratingly, enough!) And, it really seems that no matter how well we may think we understand people or know the Bible or Jesus, we're often left shocked, surprised, or simply sitting in silence with all these unanswered questions. And… Continue reading Jesus, The Object

Ponderings

On Shame, Fear, and a Little Motivation

What motivates you? The idea I’m about to share has been swirling around my mind for roughly five years now, but I think I'm finally ready to write about it. Now the basic, nutshell version is this: We're born into the world with three inescapable ingredients, pride being the first one (not such a surprise… Continue reading On Shame, Fear, and a Little Motivation

Ponderings

Turn and Be Healed, in Authenticity (Part Three)

Just thought I'd make sure I'm clear on a few things before we start this last part... I really do believe obedience is good. It's the goal. Holiness should be our goal and our heart's truest prayer. I also don't want to discount that Christians have everything we need for life and godliness. Neither am… Continue reading Turn and Be Healed, in Authenticity (Part Three)

Ponderings

Turn and Be Healed, in the Pilgrimage (Part Two)

So, picking up from where we left off in that first post... with how calloused hearts can sometimes tell us there is something more we need to offer God in order to earn, keep, or repay His Love... and how I'm not so sure that work is a requirement for faith... and how you may or may… Continue reading Turn and Be Healed, in the Pilgrimage (Part Two)