Claus probably doesn't know that he's become the ever-distracting secular Santa. In that crack of lenience, I do find part of his story inspiring.
American culture centers around the idea of being a leader. We're convinced that leaders are intelligent (both academically and emotionally), valuable, and desirable. Consequently, to label somebody as a follower is to insult their intelligence, value and desirability. We don't believe we can trust followers the way we trust leaders because they're just not commanding. … Continue reading On Being a Leader vs. a Follower
No, it's not.
I love the saying, "God's Word never changes, the culture changes." There is nothing missed in the Bible and there is wisdom for every situation. Even if the culture is different, God's Living Word still applies.
Yesterday's devotion on learning to be content was quite profound. It's learning to be satisfied because God is enough. The day before yesterday, I pulled out one of my old sketchbooks so I could complete the empty pages. I drew my newly blossoming pepper plant 🙂 After flipping through the sketchbook, I found this sentimental … Continue reading How to be Content
In case you haven't noticed by now, I tend to be stuck in the past at times. It's difficult accepting failure. Right? Falling down doesn't feel good. Some times it's a soft fall that you can laugh about, I actually enjoy those. But those falls that feel like miles down a rocky mountainside? Those leave … Continue reading Stuck in Regret
Today's message at church was prompted by an interesting question, "Why do some Christ-followers seem to struggle internally more than others?" It's a question I've often wondered myself because my transformation was so radical. I want to see radical transformations in the hearts of all my friends and family, I want to see them experience … Continue reading Standing Firm