Everyone has valleys of trouble. Places where we've tried, messed up, and tried again. And failed. And guess what? God has a plan for that too. Achan can teach us that.
So to finish off the JOY series, I told you about JOY in Part one. And what it is. But how might one possess joy, real joy? And what if you don't feel real joy--how would
I decided to take a bit of a break from the JOY series to talk about something that's really been on my heart....
I'm doing a study of the Proverbs and among the prominent “listening” theme, is a verse that stood out to me: Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life. I made a connection with another verse (recognize this one?) “Out of the heart the mouth speaks.” This tells me… Continue reading Guard Your Heart
The number one thing that I see so many people—every person, really—desire above all else is love. Deep within us, we know we're not meant to be alone. Deep within us, we desire the love and affirmation of a person—sometimes any person. Ever wonder (annoyed) why almost all pop songs are about love? That's because… Continue reading Waiting on Love