Boundaries. Just hearing this word used to make me feel like I was chained at the wrists. When we hear the word ‘boundaries’ it often comes with an attachment of words such as ‘rules’, ‘structures’ and ‘limits’. The reality is, boundaries are there to serve us, not to scare us. Boundaries are set to bring […]Read More Why we need boundaries in our lives.
Many of us don’t understand why bad things happen to good people. To take it a step further, I’d even go as far to say there are many of us who wonder and ask the questions: ‘Why would God do this to me?’ or ‘why would He let me suffer if He was such a […]Read More How I began to hear God’s voice more clearly.
STOP PLAYING THE VICTIM IN YOUR OWN STORY. Words that have been ringing in my brain for some time now. I’ve ignored them because I don’t want them to be true, yet, the reality is I have been playing victim to my circumstances. I say enough is enough now. I currently have a […]Read More Let’s stop playing victim.
“The Holy Spirit is the personal presence of Jesus in and with the Christian while Jesus is with the Father.” The topic of the Holy Spirit has come up a lot in the last week or so. Coincidentally, it has even been a discussion in my studies. Coincidence? I think not. I’ve been wrestling […]Read More Getting to know the Holy Spirit.
If you’ve followed my other stuff, you’d know about all my health issues and how they suck. But guess what?! They haven’t gotten better. I’ve accumulated more. My most recent health issue is a breathing problem with my throat along with a back injury. To make it worse, professionals can’t figure out what is causing […]Read More Perspective is EVERYTHING.
The worst is when you walk into a place that is foreign to you or fairly new and nobody notices you or everybody keeps to their own little group. You begin to feel like a lost entity and wondering if this place is a good place to be at. It absolutely grinds my gears that […]Read More “You can’t sit with us.”
I believe we need reminders for the most basic things sometimes. We often hear how we should love one another, whether we are Christian or not. If you’re Christian, you probably hear it a ton more. You might have even reached a point where you become irritated when this is the topic again. You’ve probably […]Read More Three ways that might help you love people a little bit better.
I’ve always been the kind of guy who will question a person’s motives. Not all the time though. Only if it is something that normally isn’t socially acceptable or impacts me in a negative sense. Asking what the motive and true intention is behind someone’s action can be both a good and bad thing. It […]Read More Check your motive.
It has been a rough few years for me in terms of not giving up when it comes to my health. Since 2014 to be exact. My body has managed to attain a variety of illnesses and injuries over this time. It started with a paralyzed vocal cord, making it very difficult for me to […]Read More Giving Up vs Giving Up.
Something I have learned over this last year is that every single one of us has influence. No matter who you are, the position you are in or wherever you are. You have an influence to some degree. I have been reading the book of Nehemiah (found in the bible) over the last few weeks […]Read More No matter your position, you have the power to influence.