Showing that You Care

“And as for you, brothers and sisters, never grow weary of doing good.” 2 Thessalonians 3:13 I consider myself a “do good-er”. I try to be a good citizen and help out in ways that I can. Whether it is reporting things to city or my association, picking up trash or volunteering at my child's … Continue reading Showing that You Care

Shame doesn’t create lasting change

“For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.” John 3:17 Shame...what a hurtful emotion. One of the cultures in my family love to use shame to try to make one change their ways. When someone doesn't turn out … Continue reading Shame doesn’t create lasting change

Put your money where your heart is

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:21 Money. I am little obsessed with it. The obsession isn't about greed or lust, it is more how does God want me to use it. I feel at times that I am not being a good steward of money. I am talking … Continue reading Put your money where your heart is

Does the Jesus sticker on your car match your behavior?

“My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.” James 1:19-20 How do you react when things don't go your way? Are you calm or do you implode like a … Continue reading Does the Jesus sticker on your car match your behavior?

Wasteful Thoughts are Wasteful

“We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,” 2 Corinthians 10:5 In my teen years, I struggled with an eating disorder. Even though the physical punishment of the disorder stopped many years ago, the mental anguish still surfaces. I get thoughts of … Continue reading Wasteful Thoughts are Wasteful