WHEN You Fall

New years often bring resolutions for change, whether to stop a “bad” habit or to start a new “good” habit.   So often we start out strong, only to find ourselves fail shortly thereafter.   Thinking of all of this got me thinking about a familiar passage of scripture, found in Matthew (14:25-31a, NLT):  ... Continue Reading →

Where are your accusers?

  I have struggled a bit with a fear. A fear of being found out. A fear of judgement.   What will they "say" about me?    Jesus returned to the Mount of Olives, but early the next morning he was back again at the Temple. A crowd soon gathered, and he sat down and... Continue Reading →

What do you run to?

We all do it. One way or another. When we are hurt, upset, mad…emotional…we run to something, or someone.   When I hurt, I want to feel…something else.   I have ran to... Self-destruction. Self-harm. Drugs. Alcohol. Ice Cream.   ............…   Fill in the blank. What do you run to?   All those things... Continue Reading →

The Next Opportunity

  “When the devil had finished tempting Jesus, he left Him until the next opportunity came.” (Luke 4:13, NLT)   The Message Bible puts it like this: “The devil retreated temporarily, lying in wait for another opportunity.”   We have an enemy. He is not a fairy tale creature. He is real. And he is waiting... Continue Reading →

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