Category Archives: General

Barricades

How many movies have we seen where the heroes run into a room and barricade the door in hopes to stop whatever is on the outside from getting in. After a while and things settle down someone gently knocks on the door and they then have to move all the items they put in the…

Do you actually take care of yourself?

You take care of yourself, right? I mean, we’re all grown ups. We feed ourselves. We go to sleep at (hopefully) reasonable hours. We go to work so we can afford to live. We pay all those pesky bills. Wait—those are responsibilities. What about self-care? Self-care goes above and beyond responsibility. It means loving yourself and…

Learning

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#learning “For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.” ‭‭Romans‬ ‭15:4‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ The knowledge of the Scriptures affects our attitude toward the present and the future. The more we know about what God has done in years past, the…

Where Sin Abounds, Grace Abounds Much More

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Where Sin Abounds, Grace Abounds Much More   His word breaks through the exterior. He illuminates the darkness. Lying within the deep recesses of my heart is Sin. My heart is revealed, and I’m undone and ashamed. My heart responds and my vision becomes obscured. The tears overflow into a pool beneath me. I fall…

Happiness, not endless sacrifice, drives success at work

“I’m working harder than ever before… and I don’t know if it’s worth it anymore.” Hearing these words from my friend “Sian” worried me a lot. As senior vice president of sales at a well-respected company, Sian is smart, emotionally intelligent, and wise — just the kind of person we want leading a company. The…