Submitting Control

My friends and I used to ask each other in high school which part of ourselves we would change if we could…it was probably a very unhealthy game that rooted in a lot of self hatred. But I actually had this thought today, where I wondered what my answer would be now. It wouldn’t be […]

His Mercies Are New

“The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end;they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 There are many times I go to bed at night, counting the failures of the day. I should have done this. I didn’t do that. Ugh I did this again. […]

Pride Can Be a Good Thing

  Pride. Some of us feel it every day, all the time. Some of us, rarely, if ever. When I think of pride, it usually stirs up negative feelings. I think about people who think more highly of themselves than they should.   Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. Proverbs 16:18 […]

Confidence in Failure

I’ve had one of those weeks where I just seem to be failing. I am not doing life very well, and the more I fail, the more frustrated with myself I become. Normally for me this turns into a vicious cycle. First, I fail. I lose my temper with my kids, I don’t actually live […]

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