"Empty yourself and let God fill you." – Unknown "God prunes us when He is about to take us into a new season of growth and expansion." – Christine Caine “Even now,” declares the LORD, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning.” – Joel 2:12 Or as a pastor … Continue reading What does Lent mean for you?
"When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom.” — Proverbs 11:2 “Pride is concerned with who is right, humility is concerned with what is right” — Ezra T. Benson “It’s impossible,” said pride. “It’s risky,” said experience. “It’s pointless,” said reason. “Give it a try,” whispered the heart.” — Unknown When … Continue reading The problems with pride
How do you hear and listen to God? How do you “walk to the beat of your own drum” while staying in rhythm with God’s? Moreover, he said to me, “Son of man, all my words that I shall speak to you, receive in your heart and hear with your ears.” — Ezekiel 3:10 “If … Continue reading Finding Your Rhythm
“In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.” — Buddha “Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near” — Philippians 4:5 “May the sun bring you new energy by day. May the moon … Continue reading Living Gently
I read this excerpt before bed—it came up on a phone app I use—and so many aspects of it struck me. If you feel rushed this morning, read the bolded sections and come back to it all later. Colossians 3: 3 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ … Continue reading Colossians 3: Set Your Minds on Things Above