Tag Archives : humility

Come to Me

  “If I will simply come to Jesus, my real life will be brought into harmony with my real desires.”  Oswald Chambers  One of the most comforting passages in Scripture is Matthew 11:28-30. “Come to Me, all you who are weary and bu
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Vulnerability

“To love at all is to be vulnerable.”  C. S. Lewis Vulnerability is risky. It makes us feel unprotected, defenseless, and exposed. It takes courage to place our reputation on the line and allow ourselves to possibly be hurt. But we

Bittersweet

“When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow.” Shauna Niequist Life is bittersweet. It’s full of bitter moments and sweet ones. The bitter instances make the sweet ones sweeter. H

Mary’s Miracle

“Christmas began in the heart of God. It is complete only when it reaches the heart of man.” Anonymous STOP. Take a deep breath. Exhale all the stress from the busyness of the season and inhale the Babe in the manger in the form of the Ho

The Kingdom of Heaven

“To want all that God wants, always to want it for all occasions and without reservations, this is the kingdom of God which is all within.” Fenelon I don’t want to wait till I get to heaven to experience the kingdom of God. I yearn to embrace t
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Trust Heals All Wounds

  “Trust the past to God’s mercy, the present to God’s love, and the future to God’s providence.” St. Augustine of Hippo While reading Daniel chapter 6, the story about Daniel being thrown in the lions’ den, the H
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A Closet Full of Godly Character

“The expression of Christian character is not good doing, but God-likeness.” Oswald Chambers I go through the same routine every day. I open the closet door and try to decide what to wear, how I will clothe myself for that day. I usually

God’s Good Requirements

“The pearl of justice is found in the heart of mercy.” St. Catherine of Siena Open book tests delivered good news and bad news to my mind. I no sooner thought, Yes, I don’t have to study as hard or memorize the material, when this t

Can You Hear Me Now? Part 3: Positioning

“He is most available to those who are most available to Him.” Jack Deere I’ve learned the best way to communicate with a child is to get down on their level and look them square in the eyes. It’s all about positioning. Positi

God’s Gracious Hand Upon Us

  “The favor of God is what God can do for you that you cannot do for yourself.” Anonymous God’s graciousness or kindness is one of His character traits I’m most drawn to. His benevolence and favor blows me away at times