“It is spiritually toxic and personally disastrous to assume that we have ever arrived, that we can stop making progress…” Are you resting or pursuing perfection? “I want God’s power but all too often feel spiritually impotent. I want God’s authority but all too often cower in fear and doubt and self-loathing. I want God’s […]

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall

“What is true physically is also true spiritually. Prayer provides a mirror for our attitudes. Through it, we begin to see out motives from a different perspective.” -Holy Available, Gary Thomas When you catch a glimpse of yourself, Expressions, Body language, Your composure in the mirror, it can be startling. So much so that you […]

Spiritual Hydration

A few months ago I was drained. No momentum left. Everything God had brought us through from January until August of this year left me feeling spiritually ill. You know that point when you are so hungry, so thirsty, that you are sick and stop feeling those needs? I was there. …and I HATED it. […]

Should I Just Quit?

There are so many days when I review my thoughts, my actions, my behavior, and I just want to quit. Quit talking, quit acting so terribly. I think sometimes that it would be better for the sake of Christ if I would just quit. Yet, God wants me here. He wants me talking, thanking, acting, […]

Moving Daze & Grieving the Spirit

I am appalled at how disconnected I have been to my blog over the last 6 weeks—I have missed my outlet. Life has been far from normal, routine, and barely manageable; that is certain! In the last month and a half we have moved out of our apartment, put many books and belongings into storage, […]